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New Book: The Modern C# Challenge
My latest book, The Modern C# Challenge, is now available. It’s a collection of 100 programming challenges that let you test your ability in a wide variety of programming topics, many of which are not usually covered in traditional programming … Continue reading
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Tagged algorithms, books, C#, C# programming, combinations, cryptography, directories, dynamic programming, example, example program, factors, files, geometry, mathematics, permutations, prime factors, puzzles, randomization, recursion, simulations, statistics, The Modern C# Challenge, Windows Forms programming, yield
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Find two sets where the median of one is the mean of the other and vice versa in C#
For an upcoming book, I wanted to find sets where the mean (average) of one is the median (middle value) of the other and vice versa. I wanted to avoid trivial examples such as {1, 1, 1} and where the … Continue reading
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Tagged algorithms, C#, C# programming, combinatorics, example, example program, mean, median, sets, statistics, Windows Forms programming
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Make a dicerolling simulation in C#
This example performs a simulation of rolling two sixsided dice. It’s related to my book Interview Puzzles Dissected, which includes several examples that involve rolling dice. When you enter a number of trials and click Roll, the program uses the … Continue reading
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Tagged algorithms, C#, C# programming, dice rolls, die rolls, example, example program, graphics, mathematics, probability, simulation, statistics, Windows Forms programming
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Plot data with standard deviation ranges in C#
The examples Draw a normal distribution curve in C# and Draw a scaled normal distribution in C# show one approach for visualizing how data is distributed. This example shows a method that lets you visualize where a particular data value … Continue reading
Draw a scaled normal distribution in C#
The example Draw a normal distribution curve in C# shows how to draw a normal distribution. Unfortunately for some means and standard deviations, the result may not be very useful. For example, Figure 1 shows a normal distribution where the … Continue reading
Draw a normal distribution curve in C#
A normal distribution is a probability distribution that occurs arise when you analyze seemingly “random” occurrences. You can define a normal distribution in terms of its mean and standard deviation. Mean (μ) This is the basically the average of the … Continue reading