Questions tagged [homework]

Questions requesting help with school homework. This tag lets potential answerers know that they should GUIDE the student in solving the problem, rather than showing a complete solution. CAUTION: Before posting, consider that classmates may be tempted to reuse code from your post. (Read the tag wiki.)

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Count the frequency of items in an array

The question is: Write a program that prompts the user to input ten values between 80 and 85 and stores them in an array. Your program must be able to count the frequency of each value appears in the ...
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Python program for address normalization and geocoding

This is a school project I have been working on. I have created a program utilizing Tkinter, and I was hoping to get some feedback on the way I have gone about things. I feel like it is pretty messy ...
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Sierpinski turtle triangle

I am working through Programming Fundamentals with Python on Udacity. The assignment was to create a recursive triangle. I am happy with the output, but I am hoping for feedback on the actual ...
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Draw an outline of an upward-pointing triangle

I am beginner in C++ and I was given this assignment by my teacher. The assignment is to print the following shape: ...
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Game of life using NumPy

I'm trying to improve my Game of life program for school in Python, to be able to run it quicker. So if you have some ideas, I will be glad to hear them. My current code: ...
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Naive implementation of sort inplace

I had the following assignment for the Python 101 course I'm taking in my university. ...
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A game that deals a high card to one of two players [closed]

So for my class, I have to design a game that will deal out one card to for each player. I also need to use functions to accomplish this one for the high card game, and another for the face value of ...
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Getting saddle points of a matrix

My homework assignment: Write a function called saddle that finds saddle points in the input matrix M. For the purposes of this problem, a saddle point is defined as an element whose value is ...
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Turing machine schoolwork

Our teacher doesn't give much feedback on our code itself. Was just looking for some feedback on how I could improve on this. This is the method that tests the string against the Turing machine that ...
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Python program to print all permutations of a string in lexicographic order using recursion

An assignment at school required me to print all permutations of a string in lexicographic or dictionary order. Here is my solution to the task - ...
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Python program to solve matrix-chain multiplication

An assignment at school required me to write a Python program for this task: In the matrix-chain multiplication problem, we are given a sequence of matrices ...
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Array Stutter Implementation

I was assigned this homework assignment to complete. The question originates from CodeStepByStep. Below is the prompt for the question: Write a function stutter that takes an array of Strings as a ...
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Get all possible subsets from a set of distinct integers using OOP

An assignment at school required me to write a program for this task: Create a class and define two methods in the class. Method ...
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Python program to find the subarray with maximum sum

An assignment at school required me to write a program for this task using Kadane's algorithm (explained here): Define the function find_max_subarray that ...
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Count all vowels in string

For a homework assignemnt, I was asked to complete this CodeStepByStep problem. It's coded correctly and gave me a right answer. I'm just wondering if there's an easier way to solve this problem ...
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Calculate function with optional operator argument

I am currently learning javascript at university. We have an assignment where we shall write various functions for calculating values. In one case, we shall write a function which returns the sum of ...
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Sum of Two Matrices

For a homework assignment, I was asked to do this problem. It worked, but it looks messy in my opinion. I want to know if this is the best way to accomplish this task, and if there can be any ...
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Optimize printing massive strings to System.out with respect to time

I need to cut the time it takes to print a large string by ~50%. I went from using s1 + s2 to using StringBuilder, and instead ...
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Split calculation string into parts

Our professor has given us the following task (its part of a bigger document full of tasks): Write a function in C that handles strings like "233+343" and parse them into the variables "iNum1", "cOp" ...
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Huffman Code in C++

This is my version of the Huffman Codes. ...
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Add three integers and report the sign of the sum

I am in my first high school programming course; the assignment is: Write a program that asks the user to input three integers and outputs a message indicating their sum and whether it is ...
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CS50 - Bleep suggestions

I finished CS50's bleep.py from pset6. I was hoping to get some feedback on my code (e.g., redundant code, bad practice, etc...). Program function load in a dictionary of banned words accept a ...
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Graph implementation using FIFO lists

I've made a little implementation of an undirected graph, using FIFO lists, for one of my homeworks. Never really knew how to write a proper FIFO data structure, so I would be glad to see some opinion ...
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Searching extreme points of polyhedron

In my Uni, my scientific professor asked me to make some researches about the extreme points of polyhedrals. And I did them. I found that there is still no code in public for searching extreme points ...
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Calculating the number of coins in money change

I wrote a program that calculates the minimum number of coins required to give a user change. One concern I have is: When do we initialize the value of a float to be negative or positive? I recently ...
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Linux cat command in C

I wrote my own implementation of the linux cat command in C for my computer laboratory class. We were asked to replicate its functionality with no options passed as arguments or with just the -b, -n ...
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Small terminal Tic Tac Toe game

I'm new to Python and I just finished a school assignment where I had to make a tictactoe game with focus on OOP. I would love to get some pointers on how I can clean up my code (especially my ...
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Calculator final project in Python

In my final project for my Python course, I am required to create a calculator program. I really need someone to look over my code and tell me if I have met all the requirements for this project. ...
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Linked list implementation C++

I hope this is the right way of doing things: I've previously posted a request for a code review and gotten feedback. Now I have new improved code that I would like a code review on again. Old: C++ ...
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C++ linked list iterator implementation

I'm a first year computer engineering student and would appreciate feedback on some code. I've created a linked-list with an iterator to be able to range for loops like: ...
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Naïve RSA decryption in Python

I am making a code with basic RSA encryption/decryption. My professor wants me to speed up this function but it is already so simple and I am lost. Any ideas? ...
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Brute-force cracker for hashed passwords

I want to crack the password hash. This is my data which I want to display the username and the passwords. This is my code ...
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Minesweeper game using Winforms

I made a Minesweeper for school and it works already. The only problem I have is that I need to optimize one part of my code but I have no idea how. The code below is for the whole program. The second ...
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Java homework exercises working with 2D arrays

For an assignment to study up on an incoming exam, I have to make these little functions. These are review style functions that make sure we know the algorithms and code necessary to do well on the ...
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RSS feed viewer in Clojure

This semester a classmate and I visited a course on functional programming in our university. For grading, we've to submit a small project which should be written in Clojure and make use of functional ...
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Skyscraper puzzle solver in Java [closed]

For an assignment, I have created a solver for the Skyscraper Puzzle: Each puzzle consists of an N×N grid with some clues along its sides. The object is to place a skyscraper in each square, with a ...
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Game of Rock paper and scissors against a random bot

I have to do a project on a game of rock, paper, and scissors, and the code I have so far is a complete code for the game, but my professor does not like it since it is too redundant. Is there anyway ...
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User input happy birthday program

For self-study homework I made a Java program that takes user input, creates people as objects, and says "Happy Birthday" to each person. I am just wondering what mistakes I made here or how it could ...
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Finding recessions in US GDP data using pandas

For an assignment, I am identifying the first quarter of the 2008 recession in the United States. The Excel data I'm using can be downloaded here: gdplev.xls. How can I improve this pandas code to ...
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Adding <li> items dynamically to a to-do list

For a homework assignment, I have to create a "TO-DO" list, which will add a list item to the unordered list dynamically using JavaScript. The input element is also added using JavaScript, having to ...
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JavaScript DOM Implementation

I'm supposed to create a website that adds multiple forms to the page, is responsive and checks if the inputs are valid (validation is not important, just needs to show some attempt at regex). Below ...
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Calculating the minimum and maximum of a byte array [closed]

I've been working with binary files with this last assignment and part of it was to determine the maximum and minimum byte. Initially this was 2 functions but a bonus portion was to make them into 1 ...
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My malloc() in C using mmap()

My latest school project was to implement malloc(), free(), realloc() and ...
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Drawing consecutive rectangles with an algorithm

I have an assignment to draw rectangles that get larger and larger each time I draw them. Just like shown below. I've labeled them TL = Top Left, TR = Top Right, BL = Bottom Left, BR = Bottom Right. ...
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Keypress output to screen

For a school project, I had to make a keylistener that would output whatever you typed to the screen. A JFrame would be initialized to have the focus required for the listener to work. It uses delete ...
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Maze navigator AI

I developed a maze navigator in Java for a project for my school. It works fine, and it gets through the maze just fine. The program prints to the screen each time it loops through the maze to set the ...
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Looping through file finding sequences

For an assignment, I had to loop through a text file, and report any positions that a user entered sequence was found. Is there any way I can make this code more efficient, because it seems like I'm ...
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Draw checker board

For an assignment, I had to draw a checkers board, with blue and red checkers, in python. What I have works, but I'm wondering if there's a more elegant and/or efficient way to accomplish this feat? ...
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Two-player dice game for NEA task computer science (Updated)

This is a game for two users who roll 2 dice 5 times. If the total of dice is even the player gains 10 points; if it is odd, they lose 5. If there is a draw after five rounds then both users will ...
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Calculating tips

I am enrolled in an online JavaScript course and one of our coding challenges was presented as follows: John and his family went on a holiday and went to 3 different restaurants. The bills were $...