Community Profile # Michael Thorburn

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Fibonacci sequence
Calculate the nth Fibonacci number. Given n, return f where f = fib(n) and f(1) = 1, f(2) = 1, f(3) = 2, ... Examples: Inpu...

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Stickman
This is a set of Simulink models to help our engineering-design students get started on their own models of robot acrobats (acro...

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Chess probability
The difference in the ratings between two players serves as a predictor of the outcome of a match (the <http://en.wikipedia.org/...

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The Birthday Phenomenon
First off, leap years are not being considered for this. In fact the year that people are born shouldn't be taken into considera...

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Create block matrix of integers (j+k-1) - Part I
Given m, n, p, and q, create a matrix of m-by-n blocks (submatrices), each sized p-by-q. The elements of the (j,k)th block all h...

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Angle Between Analog Clock Hands
Given a datetime variable t, return the angle (in degrees) between the hour and minute hands of an analog clock at the time repr...

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Triangle Coordinates
Given a natural number n, return two -element vectors, x and y, containing the coordinates of a triangular arrangement of points...

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Dartboard Average II
A dartboard arranges the numbers 1 to 20 such that each value is typically flanked by quite different values - for example, 20 i...

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Dartboard Average I
A dartboard arranges the numbers 1 to 20 such that each value is typically flanked by quite different values - for example, 20 i...

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Possible Rugby Scores
Given a natural number s (> 4), representing a rugby team's score, return an n-by-3 matrix representing all n possible combinati...

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Split Even Number Into Two Primes
Given an even whole number n (> 2), return a 2-element vector of primes, p, such that p(1) + p(2) = n. Fun note: technically it...

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Is the Point in a Circle?
Check whether a point or multiple points is/are in a circle centered at point (x0, y0) with radius r. Points = [x, y]; c...

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Determine if Input is Oddish or Evenish (Odd/Even Sum of Digits)
Given a positive integer n, determine whether n is "oddish" or "evenish" - that is, whether the sum of the digits of n is odd or...

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Electrical Diode Current Calculation
In engineering, there is not always a single equation that describes a phenomenon accurately enough to be applied in all instanc...

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Can we make a triangle?
Given three positive number, check whether a triangle can be made with these sides length or not. remember that in a triangle su...

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Find the sides of an isosceles triangle when given its area and height from its base to apex
Find the sides of an isosceles triangle when given its area and the height from its base to apex. For example, with A=12 and ...

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Height of a right-angled triangle
Given numbers a, b and c, find the height of the right angled triangle with sides a and b and hypotenuse c, for the base c. If a...

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Is the Point in a Triangle?
Check whether a point or multiple points is/are in a triangle with three corners Points = [x, y]; Triangle = [x1, y1; x...

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Find my daddy long leg (No 's')
Given the ratio of the two legs (longer / shorter), and the hypotenuse length, find the value of the bigger leg.

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Volume of a Parallelepiped
Calculate the volume of a Parallelepiped given the vectors for three edges that meet at one vertex. A cube is a special case ...

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Television Screen Dimensions
Given a width to height ratio of a TV screen given as _w_ and _h_ as well as the diagonal length of the television _l_, return t...

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What is the distance from point P(x,y) to the line Ax + By + C = 0?
Given a point, P(x,y), find the distance from this point to a linear line. INPUTS: x, y, A, B, C OUTPUTS: d, the distance ...

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Design matrix from eigenvalues
Write a function that takes one input argument n and outputs a (n x n) square matrix A with the following properties: -A has...

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Find third Side of a right triangle given hypotenuse and a side. No * - or other functions allowed
Find the remaining side of a triangle given the hypotenuse and a side. However, the normal functions and symbols are not allowe...

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Multiply 2 numbers
Very easy, you just have to multiply 2 numbers but you cannot use the following signs (*, /, - ,^) ,mtimes , times, cross, pro...

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Calculate the area of a triangle between three points
Calculate the area of a triangle between three points: P1(X1,Y1) P2(X2,Y2) P3(X3,Y3) these three points are the vert...

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Right Triangle Side Lengths (Inspired by Project Euler Problem 39)
If _p_ is the perimeter of a right angle triangle with integral length sides, { _a_, _b_, _c_ }, there are exactly three solutio...

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Find the maximum number of decimal places in a set of numbers
Given a vector or matrix of values, calculate the maximum number of decimal places within the input. Trailing zeros do not coun...

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Make roundn function
Make roundn function using round. x=0.55555 y=function(x,1) y=1 y=function(x,2) y=0.6 y=function(x,3) ...

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Rounding off numbers to n decimals
Inspired by a mistake in one of the problems I created, I created this problem where you have to round off a floating point numb...

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