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Challenges A chunk of symbols is a calculation

Challenge Create a program that takes input of a string and outputs an integer using the following calculation system: The string can only contain +, -, *, /, ^, ! (or a different character; ! ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  edited 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

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Challenges Is it a near-anagram?

Two words are anagrams of each other if the letters of one can be reordered to spell the other; e.g. ADOBE and ABODE are anagrams. An alternate way of describing it is that both words contain the s...

5 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by snail_‭  ·  edited 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

Question code-golf string
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Challenges Longest Increasing Subsequence

Given an array of numbers, output the length of the longest increasing (not necessarily contiguous) subsequence. It is guaranteed that there are no duplicates in the array. For example, if the inpu...

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Quintec‭  ·  edited 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

Question code-golf
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Challenges Win a War (or at least a few battles)

You have an army of size $n$ that you need to split up to fight $k$ battles simultaneously against an opposing army $A$. In each battle, the army with the most troops present wins - no one wins a t...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Quintec‭  ·  edited 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

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Challenges Befunge Golfing Tips

Post tips for Befunge code golf here! This is based on a type of question I used to see on CGCC, where people would post tips for golfing in various languages. They happened to be quite helpful, s...

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by moony‭  ·  edited 1y ago by user‭

Question code-golf tips
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Challenges The Camelot Wheel

Given a musical key, output its number and letter on the Camelot Wheel (shown below). Input A musical key as a string, as shown on the wheel. The words "Sharp" and "Flat" may be replaced with s...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Quintec‭  ·  edited 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

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Challenges Juggler sequences

A Juggler sequence is a sequence that begins with a positive integer $a_0$ and each subsequent term is calculated as: $$a_{k+1} = \begin{cases} \left \lfloor a_k ^ \frac 1 2 \right \rfloor, &amp;...

9 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by caird coinheringaahing‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Shaggy‭

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Challenges Golf me a polygonal loader

CGCC Sandbox, Codidact Sandbox Given three positive integers as input, animate an ascii-art polygonal loading symbol on the screen. Intro Using the first input $n$, Take one the following regul...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Razetime‭  ·  edited 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

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Challenges Towering Cistercian Representation

SE Sandbox Link, Codidact Sandbox Link Inspired by this video. Given a positive integer, draw its Cistercian representation as ascii art. The Challenge Cistercian numerals are a decimal-based...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Razetime‭  ·  edited 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

Question code-golf ascii-art
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Challenges Shuffle a subset of a list

Idea shamelessly stolen from caird and rak1507 Shuffle a subset of a list of unique, positive integers with uniform randomness, given the indices of that subset. For example, given the list $[A, B...

4 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by user‭  ·  edited 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

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Challenges Are they abundant, deficient or perfect?

Abundant numbers are numbers which are less than their proper divisor sum. For example $18$ is abundant as $1 + 2 + 3 + 6 + 9 = 21 &gt; 18$ Deficient numbers are numbers which are greater than the...

8 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by caird coinheringaahing‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

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Challenges Length of a Sumac Sequence

Heavily based on this closed challenge from SE. Description A Sumac sequence starts with two non-zero integers $t_1$ and $t_2.$ The next term, $t_3 = t_1 - t_2$ More generally, $t_n = t_{n-2} ...

9 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Razetime‭  ·  edited 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

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Challenges Guess the language! (Cops' Thread)

ROBBERS' THREAD A famous cops-and-robbers challenge whose source shall remain unnamed is brought to Codidact. You are a cop. You should write a program in a "famous" (has an English Wikipedia/Eso...

16 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by AndrewTheCodegolfer‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Shaggy‭

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Challenges Tips for golfing in Scala

What general tips do you have for golfing in Scala? I'm looking for ideas that can be applied to code golf problems in general that are at least somewhat specific to Scala (e.g. "remove comments" i...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by user‭  ·  edited 1y ago by user‭

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Challenges Backspace an array

Challenge Given an array consisting of positive integers and 0s, return it with 0s acting like backspaces. Leading backspaces do nothing, and more backspaces than elements also does nothing. Cre...

6 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by rak1507‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Shaggy‭

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Challenges Gamer Meme Creator

Challenge You will be given a string and an ascii art as input. The string must be placed above the ascii art, and centered based on its longest line. The text BOTTOM TEXT must be placed below...

4 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Razetime‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by user‭

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Challenges Add two negabinary integers

About Negabinary Negabinary means base negative two (-2). That is, the $n$th place value is determined by $(-2)^n$. Negabinary numbers can be evaluated just like any other base system. For exampl...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Shaggy‭

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Challenges Recreate the Server Fault logo

Make the Server Fault logo using the following criteria: The boxes' measurements: There are 3 columns of 5 boxes, with long ones at the left where the rest are regular. The following measure...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

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Challenges Create a Sudoku

Write the shortest program that takes no input and outputs a Sudoku solution. For reference, a Sudoku solution is a 9x9 grid of digits where each column, each row and each of the nine 3x3 grids th...

4 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by AndrewTheCodegolfer‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Shaggy‭

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Challenges Evaluation order of an APL n-train

Description APL trains are a series of functions, that get applied to an argument in this way: (f g) x = f g x (f g h) x = (f x) g (h x) (a b c d e f) x = (a (b c (d e f))) x = a (b x) c (d x) ...

7 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by rak1507‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Shaggy‭

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Challenges Longest parallel lines

Note: This challenge was underspecified and bad, and as such I would not encourage answering it in the future. Challenge You will be given a single 2D boolean array $M$. You may take its dimensi...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by rak1507‭  ·  edited 1y ago by rak1507‭

Question code-golf boolean
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Challenges Print the Great Numeric Pyramid

Print or return this exact text: 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 ...

5 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Sisyphus‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Marshall Lochbaum‭

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Challenges Really Cool Numbers

Define a cool number as a number whose proper divisors (all except for the number itself) have an integral mean. Define a really cool number as a number whose divisors (including itself) are all co...

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Quintec‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by user‭

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Challenges Calculate a person's age

Challenge Given a date with day, month and year, calculate how old a person born on that day would be today. Input can be in any reasonable format(params, array, date object). Input will never b...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Razetime‭

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Challenges Integer to Roman numeral

The task is to take a decimal integer as input and print the corresponding Roman numeral with capital letters. The program must handle all positive integer numbers between 1 and 1000. Input can be...

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Lundin‭

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