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Spencer MacAdams


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Find the nearest prime
Given a positive integer 'n', the task is to find a prime number greater than or equal to 'n'. Example 1 If given 'n' is ...

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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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Find the two most distant points
Given a collection of points, return the indices of the rows that contain the two points most distant from one another. The inpu...

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Which doors are open?
There are n doors in an alley. Initially they are all shut. You have been tasked to go down the alley n times, and open/shut the...

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

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Energy of a photon
*&#9883 &#9762 &#9883 &#9762 &#9883 &#9762 &#9883* Given the frequency F of a photon in giga hertz. Find energy E of this...

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How to subtract?
*&plusmn &plusmn &plusmn &plusmn &plusmn &plusmn &plusmn &plusmn &plusmn &plusmn &plusmn* * Imagine you need to subtract one...

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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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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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Multiply by 3
Given the variable x as your input, multiply it by three and put the result in y.

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Try 1.5.4: Celsius to Fahrenheit
Write a program to convert an input given in Celsius to Fahrenheit. Examples: Input celsiusValue = 100 Output fahrValu...

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Is my wife right?
Regardless of input, output the string 'yes'.

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Simple equation: Annual salary
Given an hourly wage, compute an annual salary by multiplying the wage times 40 and times 50, because salary = wage x 40 hours/w...

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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...

2 years ago

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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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A Simple Tide Gauge with MATLAB
*&#8767 &#8767 &#8767 &#8767 &#8767 &#8767 &#8767 &#8767* You are standing in a few inches of sea water on a beach. You a...

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Back and Forth Rows
Given a number n, create an n-by-n matrix in which the integers from 1 to n^2 wind back and forth along the rows as shown in the...

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Determine whether a vector is monotonically increasing
Return true if the elements of the input vector increase monotonically (i.e. each element is larger than the previous). Return f...

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Who Has the Most Change?
You have a matrix for which each row is a person and the columns represent the number of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies t...

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Add two numbers
Given a and b, return the sum a+b in c.

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Column Removal
Remove the nth column from input matrix A and return the resulting matrix in output B. So if A = [1 2 3; 4 5 6]; and ...

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Select every other element of a vector
Write a function which returns every other element of the vector passed in. That is, it returns the all odd-numbered elements, s...

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Triangle Numbers
Triangle numbers are the sums of successive integers. So 6 is a triangle number because 6 = 1 + 2 + 3 which can be displa...

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Make a checkerboard matrix
Given an integer n, make an n-by-n matrix made up of alternating ones and zeros as shown below. The a(1,1) should be 1. Examp...

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Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector
Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector x. Examples: Input x = [1 2 3 5] Output y is 11 Input x ...

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Make the vector [1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10]
In MATLAB, you create a vector by enclosing the elements in square brackets like so: x = [1 2 3 4] Commas are optional, s...

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Times 2 - START HERE
Try out this test problem first. Given the variable x as your input, multiply it by two and put the result in y. Examples:...

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