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# Problem 70. Alphabetize by last name

Solution 2154996

Submitted on 9 Mar 2020 by Søren Holm-Petersen
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### Test Suite

Test Status Code Input and Output
1   Pass

alpha_list = 1×3 cell array {'Dagwood Bumstead'} {'Barney Google'} {'Snuffy Smith'} caps = 1×3 cell array {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} ans = 'B' alpha_list = 1×1 cell array {'Dagwood Bumstead'} ans = 'S' alpha_list = 1×2 cell array {'Dagwood Bumstead'} {'Barney Google'} ans = 'D' alpha_list = 1×3 cell array {'Dagwood Bumstead'} {'Barney Google'} {'Snuffy Smith'}

2   Pass
list = {'Harry Truman' 'Dwight Eisenhower' 'John F. Kennedy' 'Lyndon Johnson' 'Richard Nixon' 'Gerald Ford' 'Cleve Moler' 'Ronald Reagan' 'George Bush' 'Bill Clinton' 'George Bush' 'Barack Obama'}; alpha_list = {'George Bush' 'George Bush' 'Bill Clinton' 'Dwight Eisenhower' 'Gerald Ford' 'Lyndon Johnson' 'John F. Kennedy' 'Cleve Moler' 'Richard Nixon' 'Barack Obama' 'Ronald Reagan' 'Harry Truman'} assert(isequal(alphabetize(list),alpha_list))

alpha_list = 12×1 cell array {'George Bush' } {'George Bush' } {'Bill Clinton' } {'Dwight Eisenhower'} {'Gerald Ford' } {'Lyndon Johnson' } {'John F. Kennedy' } {'Cleve Moler' } {'Richard Nixon' } {'Barack Obama' } {'Ronald Reagan' } {'Harry Truman' } caps = 12×1 cell array {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} {1×1 cell} ans = 'H' alpha_list = 1×1 cell array {'George Bush'} ans = 'D' alpha_list = 1×2 cell array {'George Bush'} {'George Bush'} ans = 'J' alpha_list = 1×3 cell array {'George Bush'} {'George Bush'} {'Bill Clinton'} ans = 'L' alpha_list = 1×4 cell array {'George Bush'} {'George Bush'} {'Bill Clinton'} {'Dwight Eisenhower'} ans = 'R' alpha_list = 1×5 cell array {'George Bush'} {'George Bush'} {'Bill Clinton'} {'Dwight Eisenhower'} {'Gerald Ford'} ans = 'G' alpha_list = 1×6 cell array {'George Bush'} {'George Bush'} {'Bill Clinton'} {'Dwight Eisenhower'} {'Gerald Ford'} {'Lyndon Johnson'} ans = 'C' alpha_list = 1×7 cell array {'George Bush'} {'George Bush'} {'Bill Clinton'} {'Dwight Eisenhower'} {'Gerald Ford'} {'Lyndon Johnson'} {'John F. Kennedy'} ans = 'R' alpha_list = 1×8 cell array {'George Bush'} {'George Bush'} {'Bill Clinton'} {'Dwight Eisenhower'} {'Gerald Ford'} {'Lyndon Johnson'} {'John F. Kennedy'} {'Cleve Moler'} ans = 'G' alpha_list = 1×9 cell array Columns 1 through 8 {'George Bush'} {'George Bush'} {'Bill Clinton'} {'Dwight Eisenhower'} {'Gerald Ford'} {'Lyndon Johnson'} {'John F. Kennedy'} {'Cleve Moler'} Column 9 {'Richard Nixon'} ans = 'B' alpha_list = 1×10 cell array Columns 1 through 8 {'George Bush'} {'George Bush'} {'Bill Clinton'} {'Dwight Eisenhower'} {'Gerald Ford'} {'Lyndon Johnson'} {'John F. Kennedy'} {'Cleve Moler'} Columns 9 through 10 {'Richard Nixon'} {'Barack Obama'} ans = 'G' alpha_list = 1×11 cell array Columns 1 through 8 {'George Bush'} {'George Bush'} {'Bill Clinton'} {'Dwight Eisenhower'} {'Gerald Ford'} {'Lyndon Johnson'} {'John F. Kennedy'} {'Cleve Moler'} Columns 9 through 11 {'Richard Nixon'} {'Barack Obama'} {'Ronald Reagan'} ans = 'B' alpha_list = 1×12 cell array Columns 1 through 8 {'George Bush'} {'George Bush'} {'Bill Clinton'} {'Dwight Eisenhower'} {'Gerald Ford'} {'Lyndon Johnson'} {'John F. Kennedy'} {'Cleve Moler'} Columns 9 through 12 {'Richard Nixon'} {'Barack Obama'} {'Ronald Reagan'} {'Harry Truman'}

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