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Is there a big error in the method matlab uses to finds sqrtm?

This is an interesting example. It goes to the heart of the issue when computes with floating point arithmetic. First consider t...

Is there a big error in the method matlab uses to finds sqrtm?

This is an interesting example. It goes to the heart of the issue when computes with floating point arithmetic. First consider t...

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Reverse the vector

Reverse the vector elements. Example: Input x = [1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9] Output y = [9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1]

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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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Is my wife right? Now with even more wrong husband

Again, as in "Is my wife right?" ( <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/149-is-my-wife-right> ), answer 'yes' r...

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Magic!

Check whether the input matrix is a normal magic square: <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_square> Output the logical va...

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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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Program an exclusive OR operation with logical operators

Program an exclusive or operation *without* using the MATLAB function xor. Use logical operators like |, &, ~, ... instead. ...

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Too mean-spirited

Find the mean of each consecutive pair of numbers in the input row vector. For example, x=[1 2 3] ----> y = [1.5 2.5] x=[1...

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Pizza!

Given a circular pizza with radius _z_ and thickness _a_, return the pizza's volume. [ _z_ is first input argument.] Non-scor...

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Function Iterator

Given a handle fh to a function which takes a scalar input and returns a scalar output and an integer n >= 1, return a handle f...

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Extract leading non-zero digit

<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benford%27s_law Benford's Law> states that the distribution of leading digits is not random. This...

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Trimming Spaces

Given a string, remove all leading and trailing spaces (where space is defined as ASCII 32). Input a = ' singular value deco...

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Cell joiner

You are given a cell array of strings and a string delimiter. You need to produce one string which is composed of each string fr...

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How to find the position of an element in a vector without using the find function

Write a function posX=findPosition(x,y) where x is a vector and y is the number that you are searching for. Examples: fin...

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Sums with Excluded Digits

Add all the integers from 1 to n in which the digit m does not appear. m will always be a single digit integer from 0 to 9. no...

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Target sorting

Sort the given list of numbers |a| according to how far away each element is from the target value |t|. The result should return...

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Summing digits

Given n, find the sum of the digits that make up 2^n. Example: Input n = 7 Output b = 11 since 2^7 = 128, and 1 + ...

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Pascal's Triangle

Given an integer n >= 0, generate the length n+1 row vector representing the n-th row of <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pascals_t...

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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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Binary numbers

Given a positive, scalar integer n, create a (2^n)-by-n double-precision matrix containing the binary numbers from 0 through 2^n...

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Weighted average

Given two lists of numbers, determine the weighted average. Example [1 2 3] and [10 15 20] should result in 33.333...

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Create times-tables

At one time or another, we all had to memorize boring times tables. 5 times 5 is 25. 5 times 6 is 30. 12 times 12 is way more th...

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Return a list sorted by number of occurrences

Given a vector x, return a vector y of the unique values in x sorted by the number of occurrences in x. Ties are resolved by a ...

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Bullseye Matrix

Given n (always odd), return output a that has concentric rings of the numbers 1 through (n+1)/2 around the center point. Exampl...

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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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Most nonzero elements in row

Given the matrix a, return the index r of the row with the most nonzero elements. Assume there will always be exactly one row th...

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Find the numeric mean of the prime numbers in a matrix.

There will always be at least one prime in the matrix. Example: Input in = [ 8 3 5 9 ] Output out is 4...

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