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A stroll on the beach: finding a route round a connected region
You are standing on the beach of an island, which you must explore by walking all the way round its coast. Each step is in one o...

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Create a function handle that reverses the input arguments of another function handle
Given a function that takes two input arguments and returns one output, create another function handle that performs the same op...

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Find the "ordinary" or Euclidean distance between A and Z
A, B and Z define three points in the 3D _Euclidean_ space of the form: A = [x1;y1;0]; B = [x2;y2;0]; Z = [x2;y2;z]; Find th...

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Make one big string out of two smaller strings
If you have two small strings, like 'a' and 'b', return them put together like 'ab'. 'a' and 'b' => 'ab' For extra ...

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Triangle Numbers Below N
This is an offshoot of <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/5-triangle-numbers Cody Problem 5: Triangle Numbers...

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Give the Shortest Path Through The Maze
*Description* The purpose of this problem is to give the shortest path through a maze. The maze will be provided in a codifie...

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Generalized sorting
Write generalized sort function |sortg()| that sorts array elements in &ldquo;ascending&rdquo; order with given comparison funct...

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Test if a Number is a Palindrome without using any String Operations
*Description* Given an integer _X_, determine if it is a palindrome number. That is, _X_ is equal to the _X_ with the digits ...

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Equidistant numbers containing certain value in an interval
Given a lower and upper bound of an interval, distance between numbers, and one particular number from that interval, create an ...

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Twins in a Window
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_primes Twin primes> are prime numbers that differ by 2, such as [11,13] or [41,43]. Write a f...

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random picture with random colours
write a function which creates a random(x,y) matrix with random RGB colours for example create_pic(5,5) gives us a 3d matrix. ...

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Return the 'Size' of a String of Code
One of the most 'mysterious' parts of playing Cody is the sizing system. Given a string of commands, return the size that Cody w...

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Infernal Recursion
Consider the recursion relation: x_n = (x_(n-1)*x_(n-2))^k Given x_1, x_2, and k, x_n can be found by this definition. Wr...

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Project Euler: Problem 4, Palindromic numbers
A palindromic number reads the same both ways. The largest palindrome made from the product of two 2-digit numbers is 9009 = 91 ...

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Make a function that returns its own character count
Write a function that returns a 128 element vector with an accurate inventory of the ASCII characters in its own function file. ...

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Generalized N-Cards Problem
Preface: This is a generalized version of the problem I presented <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/271-n-ca...

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N-Cards Problem
You have a deck of _N_ cards numbered in order from 1 to _N_. You discard the top card (card 1) and place the next card (card 2)...

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Construct a string from letters and counts
Given two input arrays like this: [5,3,1] ['a','b','c'] Output a string that contains each letter the specified num...

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Knight's Tour Checker
Given a matrix a, determine whether or not a legal <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knight's_tour knight's tour> is present. The kn...

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What is the next step in Conway's Life?
Given a matrix A that represents the state of <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conway's_Game_of_Life Conway's game of Life> at one ...

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Encode Roman Numerals
Create a function taking a non-negative integer as its parameter and returning a string containing the Roman Numeral representat...

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Imagine the quadratic curve with equation y=y(x)=ax^2+bx+c On the concave side of this curve there is a circle of radius...

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Volume of this donut
Given hole diameter a, and outermost diameter b, determine the volume y of the resulting donut.

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Fizz Buzz
Given an array of positive, non-zero, integers, return a cell array of strings the same size as the input, where each element in...

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Word Counting and Indexing
You are given a list of strings, each being a list of words divided by spaces. Break the strings into words, then return a maste...

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Reverse the Words (not letters) of a String
*Description* Change the words of a string such that the words appear in reverse order. You may assume that the string is a n...

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Get the area codes from a list of phone numbers
Given a string of text with phone numbers in it, return a unique'd cell array of strings that are the area codes. s = '508-647...

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Read a column of numbers and interpolate missing data
Given an input cell array of strings s, pick out the second column and turn it into a row vector of data. Missing data will be i...

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Remove the small words from a list of words.
Your job is to tidy up a list of words that appear in a string. The words are separated by one or more spaces. Remove all words ...

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Find state names that end with the letter A
Given a list of US states, remove all the states that end with the letter A. Example: Input s1 = 'Alabama Montana Nebras...

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