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Possible Outcomes of American Roulette

The payout for American roulette can be calculated by: payout = (38/n)-1 where n is the number of squares the bet covers. ...

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Numbered lottery balls into cells

You are running a lottery, and have a number of different balls numbered 1 to N. Your job is to figure out how many different w...

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Find all elements less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN

Given an input vector x, find all elements of x less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN. Example: Input ...

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Put m balls into n boxes (again)

According to <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/1516-put-m-balls-into-n-boxes Cody Problem 1516>, if I put 3 ...

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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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Get ranking of a combination looking for speed.

I have the numbers pulled without replacement from the set [1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13]; They are then ordered from least to...

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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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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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Return a list sorted by number of consecutive occurrences

Inspired by Problem 38 by Cody Team. Given a vector x, return a vector y of the values in x sorted by the number of CONSECUTIVE...

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Create logical matrix with a specific row and column sums

Given two numbers *|n|* and *|s|*, build an |n-by-n| logical matrix (of only zeros and ones), such that both the row sums and th...

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intersection of matrices

Given two matrices filled with ones and zeros, determine if they share a common row, column entry. These matrices are of identi...

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Get ranking of a combination

I have the numbers pulled without replacement from the set [1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13]; They are then ordered from least to...

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Convert string to cell array

If you have a mix of text and numbers textscan as suggested by Geoff is a good solution. If you only have text strsplit does ex...

Convert string to cell array

If you have a mix of text and numbers textscan as suggested by Geoff is a good solution. If you only have text strsplit does ex...

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Generate N equally spaced intervals between -L and L

Given N and L, return a list of numbers (in ascending order) that divides the interval [-L L] into N equal-length segments. F...

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Find the maximum number of decimal places in a set of numbers

Given a vector or matrix of values, calculate the maximum number of decimal places within the input. Trailing zeros do not coun...

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Make roundn function

Make roundn function using round. x=0.55555 y=function(x,1) y=1 y=function(x,2) y=0.6 y=function(x,3) ...

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Rounding off numbers to n decimals

Inspired by a mistake in one of the problems I created, I created this problem where you have to round off a floating point numb...

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Matlab Basics - Rounding III

Write a script to round a large number to the nearest 10,000 e.g. x = 12,358,466,243 --> y = 12,358,470,000

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Matlab Basics - Rounding II

Write a script to round a variable x to 3 decimal places: e.g. x = 2.3456 --> y = 2.346

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Check that number is whole number

Check that number is whole number Say x=15, then answer is 1. x=15.2 , then answer is 0. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whole...

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MATLAB Basic: rounding IV

Do rounding towards plus infinity. Example: -8.8, answer -8 +8.1 answer 9 +8.50 answer 9

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MATLAB Basic: rounding III

Do rounding towards minus infinity. Example: -8.8, answer -9 +8.1 answer 8 +8.50 answer 8

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MATLAB Basic: rounding II

Do rounding nearest integer. Example: -8.8, answer -9 +8.1 answer 8 +8.50 answer 9

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MATLAB Basic: rounding

Do rounding near to zero Example: -8.8, answer -8 +8.1 answer 8

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We love vectorized solutions. Problem 1 : remove the row average.

Given a 2-d matrix, remove the row average from each row. Your solution MUST be vectorized. The solution will be tested for ac...

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Distance of Latlon based locations in an array

You should not use normal distance for lat-lon points. The reason is that for latitude 1 degree is approximately the same distan...

Distance of Latlon based locations in an array

You should not use normal distance for lat-lon points. The reason is that for latitude 1 degree is approximately the same distan...

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Convert ColorSpec string to RGB triplet

Given a ColorSpec string, either in short or long form, return the corresponding RGB triplet. If the input is not a valid color,...

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There are 10 types of people in the world

Those who know binary, and those who don't. The number 2015 is a palindrome in binary (11111011111 to be exact) Given a year...

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Converting binary to decimals

Convert binary to decimals. Example: 010111 = 23. 110000 = 48.

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Binary code (array)

Write a function which calculates the binary code of a number 'n' and gives the result as an array(vector). Example: Inpu...

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