Again, good problem, but it would be better if base-10 or base-2 was adopted as a standard at the description
"The hard way to go about it, but it worked like a charm!" :-)
If you think this one is ugly (and I agree 100% it is!) you should have seen my first few attempts, which included using "typecast" to get the numbers as uint64s and trying to compare them that way. At least this one worked...eventually.
James, actually, it's interesting on Cody to get to see things from another point of view. Kudos for original thinking :-) —DIV
Sort a list of complex numbers based on far they are from the origin.
Twist 'n' Match
Generate a random matrix A of (1,-1)
Anyone for tennis? Your chances of winning a tie-break game
Just take it easy for a second or two!
Back to basics: adding comments to your code
Seemingly impossible problem
Rate of event occurence: find percentiles of the distribution (for smallish rates)
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