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# Sourabh

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Create an 'arrow-head" matrix
Write a function that when given an odd number, produces an arrow-head function pointing to the right. Examples n = 3 ...

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Now 20% off!
Furloughs are hitting government workers this year. To commemorate getting one unpaid day off each week until the end of Septem...

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Count from 0 to N^M in base N.
Return an array of numbers which (effectively) count from 0 to N^M-1 in base N. The result should be returned in a matrix, with ...

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Remove the air bubbles
Given a matrix a, return a matrix b in which all the zeros have "bubbled" to the top. That is, any zeros in a given column shoul...

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Say something funny
Say something funny, or not. Your solution will be (fully automatically and objectively) scored based on how clever or funny ...

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Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row.
Replace NaNs with the number that appears to its left in the row. If there are more than one consecutive NaNs, they should all ...

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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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Who is the smartest MATLAB programmer?
Who is the smartest MATLAB programmer? Examples: Input x = 'Is it Obama?' Output = 'Me!' Input x = 'Who ?' Ou...

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Remove the polynomials that have positive real elements of their roots.
The characteristic equation for a dynamic system is a polynomial whose roots indicate its behavior. If any of the <http://www.ma...

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Find state names that start with the letter N
Given a list of US states, remove all the states that start with the letter N. If s1 = 'Alabama Montana Nebraska Vermont Ne...

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Given an unsigned integer x, find the largest y by rearranging the bits in x
Given an unsigned integer x, find the largest y by rearranging the bits in x. Example: Input x = 10 Output y is 12 ...

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Replace May with April
For instance, if the input is input_str = 'The flowers may bloom in April'; then the output is output_str = 'The flo...

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Return 'on' or 'off'
When the input is true, return 'on', otherwise, return 'off'.

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Sorting
Assume that x is an n-by-2 matrix. The aim is to return the first column of x, but sorted according to the second column. Exa...

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Return elements unique to either input
Given two numeric inputs a and b, return a row vector that contains the numbers found in only a or only b, but not both. For ex...

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Make a 1 hot vector
Make a vector of length _N_ that consists of all zeros except at index _k_, where it has the value 1. Example: Input ...

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Back and Forth Rows
Given a number n, create an n-by-n matrix in which the integers from 1 to n^2 wind back and forth along the rows as shown in the...

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2 b | ~ 2 b
Given a string input, output true if there are 2 b's in it, false if otherwise Examples: 'Macbeth' -> false 'Publius Cor...

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Lightning strike distance: Writing a function
Write a function named LightningDistance that outputs "distance" given input "seconds". Seconds is the time from seeing lightnin...

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Fahrenheit to Celsius using multiple statements
Given a Fahrenheit value F, convert to a Celsius value C. While the equation is C = 5/9 * (F - 32), as an exercise use two state...

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Quote Doubler
Given a string s1, find all occurrences of the single quote character and replace them with two occurrences of the single quote ...

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Circle area using pi
Given a circle's radius, compute the circle's area. Use the built-in mathematical constant pi.

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Free passes for everyone!
_Simply return the name of the coolest numerical computation software ever_ *Extra reward* (get a _freepass_): As an addit...

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Find the longest sequence of 1's in a binary sequence.
Given a string such as s = '011110010000000100010111' find the length of the longest string of consecutive 1's. In this examp...

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Balanced number
Given a positive integer find whether it is a balanced number. For a balanced number the sum of first half of digits is equal to...

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Nearest Numbers
Given a row vector of numbers, find the indices of the two nearest numbers. Examples: [index1 index2] = nearestNumbers([2 5 3...

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Reverse Run-Length Encoder
Given a "counting sequence" vector x, construct the original sequence y. A counting sequence is formed by "counting" the entrie...

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Simple equation: Annual salary
Given an hourly wage, compute an annual salary by multiplying the wage times 40 and times 50, because salary = wage x 40 hours/w...

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Output any real number that is neither positive nor negative
Output any real number that is neither positive nor negative

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Count up then down
Create a function that produces counting up from 0 up to n then down to 0 n=2 --> 0 1 2 1 0 n=3 --> ...

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