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Create a cell array out of a struct

Create a cell array out of a (single) struct with the fieldname in the first column and the value in the second column: in: ...

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Area of an Isoceles Triangle

An isosceles triangle has equal sides of length x and a base of length y. Find the area, A, of the triangle. <<http://upload...

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Side of a rhombus

If a rhombus has diagonals of length x and x+1, then what is the length of its side, y? <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipe...

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Minefield Sonar

*Background* In mine-hunting games (e.g. Microsoft Minesweeper), the user is provided with a covered grid that, upon a left c...

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Word Counting and Indexing

You are given a list of strings, each being a list of words divided by spaces. Break the strings into words, then return a maste...

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Find state names that end with the letter A

Given a list of US states, remove all the states that end with the letter A. Example: Input s1 = 'Alabama Montana Nebras...

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Find the two-word state names

Given a list of states, remove all the states that have two-word names. If s1 = 'Alabama Montana North Carolina Vermont N...

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Rescale Scores

Each column (except last) of matrix |X| contains students' scores in a course assignment or a test. The last column has a weight...

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Find MPG of Lightest Cars

The file |cars.mat| contains a table named |cars| with variables |Model|, |MPG|, |Horsepower|, |Weight|, and |Acceleration| for ...

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Calculate Inner Product

Given two input matrices, |x| and |y|, check if their inner dimensions match. * If they match, create an output variable |z|...

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Find the Best Hotels

Given three input variables: * |hotels| - a list of hotel names * |ratings| - their ratings in a city * |cutoff| - the rat...

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Crop an Image

A grayscale image is represented as a matrix in MATLAB. Each matrix element represents a pixel in the image. An element value re...

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Integer Sequence - II : New Fibonacci

Crack the following Integer Sequence. (Hints : It has been obtained from original Fibonacci Sequence and all the terms are also ...

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Find the next Fibonacci number

In the sequence of Fibonacci numbers, every number is the sum of the two preceding ones: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55...

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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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Area of an equilateral triangle

Calculate the area of an equilateral triangle of side x. <<http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e0/Equilateral-tr...

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Length of a short side

Calculate the length of the short side, a, of a right-angled triangle with hypotenuse of length c, and other short side of lengt...

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Calculate BMI

Given a matrix |hw| (height and weight) with two columns, calculate BMI using these formulas: * 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds * 1 ...

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Plot Damped Sinusoid

Given two vectors |t| and |y|, make a plot containing a blue ( |b| ) dashed ( |--| ) line of |y| versus |t|. Mark the minimum...

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Calculate a Damped Sinusoid

The equation of a damped sinusoid can be written as |y = A.ⅇ^(-λt)*cos(2πft)| where |A|, |λ|, and |f| ...

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Solve a System of Linear Equations

*Example*: If a system of linear equations in _x₁_ and _x₂_ is: 2 _x₁_ + _x₂_ = 2 _x₁...

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Verify Law of Large Numbers

If a large number of fair N-sided dice are rolled, the average of the simulated rolls is likely to be close to the mean of 1,2,....

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Find the Oldest Person in a Room

Given two input vectors: * |name| - user last names * |age| - corresponding age of the person Return the name of the ol...

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Create a vector whose elements depend on the previous element

The idea is to create a vector A whose elements depend on the previous element : *A(i+1) = 2*A(i)+1* *2 Inputs*: - A : The...

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Replace multiples of 5 with NaN

It is required to replace all values in a vector that are multiples of 5 with NaN. Example: input: x = [1 2 5 12 10 7] ...

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commutative?

Given the handle to a binary function that takes two ordinary numbers, test if the function is commutative.

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Maintain shape of logical-index mask

When using logical indexing into an array, MATLAB returns a vector output. For example, if A = magic(3); mask = logi...

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Convert from Fahrenheit to Celsius

Given an input vector |F| containing temperature values in Fahrenheit, return an output vector |C| that contains the values in C...

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Calculate Amount of Cake Frosting

Given two input variables |r| and |h|, which stand for the radius and height of a cake, calculate the surface area of the cake y...

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