Problem 1. Times 2  START HERE
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Given the variable x as your input, multiply it by two and put the result in y.
Examples:
Input x = 2 Output y is 4
Input x = 17 Output y is 34
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Why does y = bitshift(x,1); give a larger solution size than the most common answer listed so far?
The first problem. Very easy but enough to start the Cody Game. Great game!
@Sam Nazari
I guess it`s because calling bitshift makes the code size bigger. You call a function.
When there is only x*2 its 1 operation only.
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I tried to use bitshift but I forgot it doesn't work with x<0
Easy starter problem. Except I was expecting Cody, to require a '.m' file upload.
very basic,very interesting indeed
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This is the best problem to start using Cody.
Instructions say to press the "Solve This Now!" button, but there is no such button...
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I submitted the following, which works in my version of matlab, but it found errors and said it wasn't valid:
function y = times2(x)
% Modify the line below so that the output y is twice the incoming value x
y = bitsll(x,fi(1));
% After you fix the code, press the "Submit" button, and you're on your way.
end
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Ans:y=x.^2;
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Search for multiplication techniques on MATLAB if you can't get the answer.
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Why was a function statement needed here?
The problem is simple enough but I am afraid you are losing others interest by putting a function inside the code.
A simpler code would provide the same context, but with less confusion why a function statement is given.
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The solution size just doesn't make sense. We need a new metric.
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Reminded me of scalar multiplication in MATLAB thanks
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Good for starting. Anyway, it took me some time to figure out what to do.
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