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NCHOOSEK - Time Optimization
*Input* * *V* —— Set of all choices, a vector of N, 1 < N < 100 * *K* —— Number of selected choices, a scalar, 0 <= K <=...

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Combinations without using nchoosek
You have to generate a matrix with all possible combinations of n elements *taken 2* at a time, *without using nchoosek(1:n,2)* ...

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Create Combination
Motivation: In many problems, we need to create combinations with the function nchoosek. In some cases, however, choices are lim...

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Repopulate the City
For any population p of positive integers between pmin and pmax, we can calculate histogram count n for a list of evenly dividin...

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Next lexicographic - permutation
Find next lexicographic - permutation (permutations as it would occur in a dictionary order). E.g: nextP('ABCD') = ABDC I...

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Put m balls into n boxes
Can you find all the cases where, if I put 3 balls into 2 boxes the case is 1 1 1 1 1 2 1...

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rectangle in circle
In the figure below, the rectangle at the corner measures a cm x b cm. What is the radius of the circle in cm? <<http://www....

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Is it possible to convert a cell array into individual variables on workspace?
Dynamically creating variables in Matlab is not encouraged. See Stephen Cobeldick's tutorial entry. A better idea is to create ...

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distance to a straight line (2D) given any 2 distinct points on this straight line
Given 2 points P1,P2 on a straight line and a 3rd point, determine the distance of the 3rd point to the straight line. Your answ...

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Do the line-segments intersect?
You are given two line segments. Do they cross? Consider one segment as (x1,y1) to (x2,y2), the other segment as (x3,y3) to (...

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Esoteric Trigonometry
From Wikipedia: "All of the trigonometric functions of an angle θ can be constructed geometrically in terms of a unit circle cen...

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LASER Tracker - Mirror Distance and Angle
Determine the mirror's distance and relative angle to the LASER Tracker given the distances to a reference SMR (Spherical Mounte...

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Right and wrong
Given a vector of lengths [a b c], determines whether a triangle with those sides lengths is a right triangle: <http://en.wikipe...

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Great Circle Distance
Find shortest between two points on a ball given their azimuthal and polar angles (in degrees) as well as the radius of the sphe...

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Smallest distance between a point and a rectangle
Given two points *x* and *y* placed at opposite corners of a rectangle, find the minimal euclidean distance between another poin...

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Are you in or are you out?
Given vertices specified by the vectors xv and yv, and a single point specified by the numbers X and Y, return "true" if the poi...

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Circumscribed circles
Given the lengths of the 3 sides of a triangle, output the radius of the circumscribed circle. Example: [3 4 5] -> 2.5

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Similar Triangles - find the height of the tree
Given the height, h1, of a power pole, shorter than a tree, a given distance, x2 away, please find h2, height of the tree. Pleas...

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Angle between two vectors
You have two vectors , determine the angle between these two vectors For example: u = [0 0 1]; v = [1 0 0]; The a...

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Clock Hand Angle 1
Given a time in HH:MM:SS, find the smallest angle (in degrees) between the hour and minute hand

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Covering area
As an extension of the problem <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/416-polygon-area>, find the area, bounded b...

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What is the distance from point P(x,y) to the line Ax + By + C = 0?
Given a point, P(x,y), find the distance from this point to a linear line. INPUTS: x, y, A, B, C OUTPUTS: d, the distance ...

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Is the Point in a Circle?
Check whether a point or multiple points is/are in a circle centered at point (x0, y0) with radius r. Points = [x, y]; c...

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Determine the radius of a sphere provided four non-coplanar points on the surface of the sphere. pts = [x1 y1 z1; x...

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How to plot a trinomial graph
fun = @(x) x^3; fplot(fun,[-3,3]) Alternatively: x = linspace(-3,3); plot(x,x.^3); % Note the use of .^, for element by ele...

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Volume of a Parallelepiped
Calculate the volume of a Parallelepiped given the vectors for three edges that meet at one vertex. A cube is a special case ...

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Are all the three given point in the same line?
In this problem the input is the coordinate of the three points in a XY plane? P1(X1,Y1) P2(X2,Y2) P3(X3,Y3) how can...

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Television Screen Dimensions
Given a width to height ratio of a TV screen given as _w_ and _h_ as well as the diagonal length of the television _l_, return t...

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Angle between Two Vectors
The dot product relationship, a dot b = | a | | b | cos(theta), can be used to determine the acute angle between vector a and ve...

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Clockwise or Counterclockwise
Given a list of 2-d points defining the vertices of a polygon, determine whether these points are sorted clockwise. The input...

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