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Birthday cake

It's Cody's 5th birthday, and you've been tasked with putting the candles on the cake. Your goal is to maximize the distance bet...

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Is this a valid Tic Tac Toe State?

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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One track five lanes

Find the minimum number of lane changes necessary to cross the entire track without running into any obstacles <<http://www.a...

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Recaman Sequence - III

I want to create a Recaman sequence where the nth number will be 1. So from which integer should I start the Recaman sequence? ...

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The sliding puzzle: 3D

This is an extension of <https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/42842 problem 42842>. In this case, the puzzle is...

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Pandigital Multiples of 11 (based on Project Euler 491)

A "Pandigital number of order X" is one that contains all of the numbers from 0 to X, but with no leading zeroes. If X>9, the c...

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Parse me a Lisp

*Description* In Lisp and its variants, function calls are done using parenthesis where the first item in the parenthesis is ...

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Tautology

Check if the given expression is always true. For example, the sentence '~(A & B) == (~A | ~B)' is always true. Chara...

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Inscribed Pentagon? 2

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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Hexagonal numbers on a spiral matrix

Put hexagonal numbers in a ( m x m ) spiral matrix and return the sum of its diagonal elements. Formula of hexagonal numbers ...

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Pair Primes

Let's define pair primes as follow; * *For 2 digits numbers:* 11 and 17 are pair primes because both of them are 2 digits pri...

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Digit concentration in Champernowne's constant

Consider the first 50 digits of Champernowne's constant 0.12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293... The...

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Ned's Queens

A tribute to Cody's five-year anniversary should also celebrate the people behind Cody, and in this particular case, our illustr...

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Circumscribed Pentagon?

Building off of <https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody/problems/44368 Problem 44368>, your function will be provided with...

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An asteroid and a spacecraft

Imagine a non-relativistic simple situation. Assume positions p0, p1, p2, and p3 are three dimensional Cartesian coordinates...

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Group-wise Euclidean distance

*Input*: * *x* —— An array of size *n-by-d*, where each row vector denotes a point in a d-dimensional space; * *g* —— A gro...

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Sums of Distinct Powers

You will be given three numbers: base, nstart, and nend. Write a MATLAB script that will compute the sum of a sequence of both ...

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Cache me Outside

The test suite includes a simple recursive Fibonacci sequence generator, but it's terribly inefficient. One simple method for im...

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"Cody" * 5 == "CodyCodyCodyCodyCody"

*Alice*: What? *"Cody" * 5 == "CodyCodyCodyCodyCody"*? You've gotta be kidding me! *Bob*: No, I am serious! Python supports...

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5th Time's a Charm

Write a function that will return the input value. However, your function must fail the first four times, only functioning prope...

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Acid and water

Assume that there is a 100 liter tank. It is initially filled with just distilled water. It is continuously drained at R...

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Number of Even Elements in Fibonacci Sequence

Find how many even fibonacci numbers are available in the first d numbers. Consider the following first 14 numbers 1 1 2...

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The 5th Root

Write a function to find the 5th root of a number. It sounds easy, but the typical functions are not allowed (see the test su...

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Missing five

Convert decimal numbers to a base-9 notation missing the digit *5* <<http://www.alfnie.com/software/missing5.jpg>> Too man...

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Recaman Sequence - II

Take an arbitrary starting point as input and create Recaman Sequence. Then find the 1, return its index. For example: if n =...

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Recaman Sequence - I

Recaman Sequence (A005132 - <http://oeis.org/A005132 - OEIS Link>) is defined as follow; seq(0) = 0; for n > 0, seq(n) ...

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Sums of Multiple Pairs of Triangular Numbers

This is a follow-up to Problem 44289 - Find two triangular numbers whose sum is input. There are some numbers that are the su...

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Breaking Out of the Matrix

Do you want to take the Red Pill, or the Blue Pill? If you take the Blue Pill, you will simply pass along to the next problem...

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The Top 5 Primes

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

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Write c^3 as sum of two squares a^2+b^2

write c^3 as sum of two squares a^2+b^2. For example 5^3 = 2^2 + 11^2 5^3 = 5^2 + 10^2 10^3 = 10^2 + 30^2 10^3 = 1...

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