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Inscribed Pentagon?

Your function will be provided with the five vertices of a pentagon (p) as well as the center point (cp) and radius (r) of a cir...

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I Plead the Fifth

Write a function to provide a yes or no answer to the input string. However, it must plead the 5th amendment (return an empty st...

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ASCII Birthday Cake

Given an age and a name, give draw an ASCII birthday cake. For example, given the name "CODY" and the age 5, return a string wit...

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Circle/Pentagon Overlap

Your function will be provided with the five vertices of a pentagon (p) as well as the center point (cp) and radius (r) of a cir...

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Pi Digit Probability

Assume that the next digit of pi constant is determined by the historical digit distribution. What is the probability of next di...

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Octoberfest festival

A group of students decided to visit Octoberfest festival. First they ordered one beer, then after half-hour they taken one more...

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MATLAB Counter

Write a function f = counter(x0,b) to construct a counter handle f that counts with an initial value x0 and a step size b. E...

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Polarisation

You have n polarising filters stacked one on top of another, and you know each axis angle. How much light gets passed through th...

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Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock.

Submit your answer to this problem a multiple of 5 seconds after the hour. Your answer is irrelevant; the only thing that matte...

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A Simple Tide Gauge with MATLAB

You are standing in a few inches of sea water on a beach. You are wondering whether the high tide is coming soon or it has ju...

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Find the nearest prime number

Happy 5th birthday, Cody! Since 5 is a prime number, let's have some fun looking for other prime numbers. Given a positive in...

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The Glass Half Full

Identical glasses are placed in a triangular tower structure, such that the top level (L = 1) comprises one glass, the next leve...

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Is it really a 5?

A number containing at least one five will be passed to your function, which must return true or false depending upon whether th...

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Spot the First Occurrence of 5

This problem series invites you to solve two simple problems related to the integer NUMBER FIVE, in order to celebrate <http:// ...

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Is this is a Tic Tac Toe X Win?

For the game of <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tic-tac-toe Tic Tac Toe> we will be storing the state of the game in a matrix M. ...

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5 Prime Numbers

Your function will be given lower and upper integer bounds. Your task is to return a vector containing the first five prime numb...

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Basic electricity in a dry situation

This is a very hypothetical situation between two individuals in a very dry atmosphere. He came running in rubber boots when...

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Predicting life and death of a memory-less light bulb

You have a light bulb that can fail any moment according to the exponential probability distribution. At any moment, the pro...

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Pernicious Anniversary Problem

Since Cody is 5 years old, it's pernicious. <http://rosettacode.org/wiki/Pernicious_numbers Pernicious number> is an integer whi...

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Extra safe primes

Did you know that the number 5 is the first safe prime? A safe prime is a prime number that can be expressed as 2p+1, where p is...

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Pentagonal Numbers

Your function will receive a lower and upper bound. It should return all pentagonal numbers within that inclusive range in ascen...

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Van Eck's Sequence's nth member

Return the Van Eck's Sequence's nth member. For detailed info : <http://oeis.org/A181391 OEIS link> and <https://www.theguard...

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Energy of a photon

Given the frequency F of a photon in giga hertz. Find energy E of this photon in giga electron volts. Assume h, Planck's ...

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How to subtract?

* Imagine you need to subtract a few numbers using MATLAB. * You will not be using eval for this task. * Given two ASCII strin...

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Solitaire Cipher

Implement the <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solitaire_(cipher) solitaire cipher>. Since this is from Wikipedia, I am capturin...

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How long is the longest prime diagonal?

Stanislaw Ulam once observed that if the counting numbers are <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulam_spiral arranged in a spiral>, t...

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Find the biggest empty box

You are given a matrix that contains only ones and zeros. Think of the ones as columns in an otherwise empty floor plan. You wan...

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Find a subset that divides the vector into equal halves

Given a vector x, return the indices to elements that will sum to exactly half of the sum of all elements. Example: Inpu...

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Spot the outlier

All points except for one lie on a line. Which one is the outlier? Example: You are given a list of x-y pairs in a column ...

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Make a run-length companion vector

Given a vector x, return a vector r that indicates the run length of any value in x. Each element in r shows how many times the ...

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