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Seth Leeper

University of Pittsburgh

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Tree Height
Assign treeHeight with the tree height given the shadow length and angle of elevation. Simple geometry can compute the heigh...

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Character variable: Compass direction
* Assign compassDirection with sensorReading's value. Both are character variables.

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Assigning a sum
* Write a statement that assigns numCoins with numNickels + numDimes.

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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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Compute a dot product of two vectors x and y
x and y are input vectors, d is a number and contains their dot product

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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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Bottles of beer
Given an input number representing the number of bottles of beer on the wall, output how many are left if you take one down and ...

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to MATLAB
Output logical "true" if the input is the answer to life, the universe and everything. Otherwise, output logical "false".

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Calculate the sum of two numbers. Example input = [2 3] output = 5

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Tell me the slope
Tell me the slope, given a vector with horizontal run first and vertical rise next. Example input: x = [10 2];

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Calculate distance travelled when given radius and rotations
When given radius of wheel and number of rotations calculate total distance travelled consider pi=3.14

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Smith numbers
Return true if the input is a Smith number in base ten. Otherwise, return false. Read about Smith numbers at <http://en.wikipedi...

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Generate pi using logarithm
Generate pi using logarithm

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give nth decimal place of pi
max 15th place after the decimal point is ok for now

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Who knows the last digit of pi?
There is only one man who knows the last digit of pi, who is that man? Give the name of that man, who, by popular believe, can ...

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Number of Horns on a unicorn!
Calculate the number of horns on a *unicorn*! And I'm talking about a unicorn with not more than one horn on it!

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Determine if input is divisible by three.
Given a positive integer, n, determine if n is divisible by 3. If yes, the function should output true. If no, false.

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Divide by 4
Given the variable x as your input, divide it by four and put the result in y.

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Is the input divisible by 3?
Return true if the input is divisible by 3 and false if not.

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Volume difference between Ellipsoid and Sphere
Given an ellipsoid of semi principal axis (a,b,c) find the volume of the difference between this ellipsoid and the sphere with...

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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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grazing cows
Here is a fun problem I encountered in high school. Two cows are grazing in an enclosed square-shaped field of side length s ...

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Area of a circle
Given the radius x, y would be the area of a circle. Pi = 3.1416

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find the Area of a rectangle
length is x width is y what is the area of the rectangle?

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Find the area of a triangle
Given a triangle with a base b and height h, return the triangle area.

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Find the area of a rectangle if length of the diagonal is given.
if length of a diagnonal in rectangle is 5. Its area is 12.

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Find the area of the four walls
If length, breadth and height of the walls are given, find the area of the four walls.

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Area of a disk
Find the area of a disk or circle. x= radius of the disk.

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Area of a circle
Find the value for area of the circle if diameter is given

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Kaprekar numbers
Test if the input is a Kaprekar number: <http://mathworld.wolfram.com/KaprekarNumber.html>. Return a logical true or false. ...

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