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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1.017/1.010 Computing and Data Analysis for Environmental Applications/Uncertainty in Engineering Problem Set 1: Displaying data, MATLAB programming Due: Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003 Please turn in a hard copy of your MATLAB source file as well as all printed outputs (tables, plots, etc.) required to solve the problem. Problem 1 Go to the US census bureau web site at http://www.census.gov/statab/www/ranks.html to download data giving personal income and other information by state. To do this click on the “Personal Income Per Person” Excel link on the web site and save an Excel file containing the desired (1999) income data as well as various other things in your own working directory. Open the file in Excel and copy all lines in column 2: income per capita for each of the 50 states plus DC. Go into MATLAB and open a new file. Paste the income data in the file and save it as a .txt file. The file should consist of one column
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