If I do the following to a string of letters:

```
x <- 'broke'
y <- nchar(x)
z <- sequence(y)
```

How do I store every value of the `z`

that isn't the first, last, or middle values of the sequence.

In this example if `z`

is `1 2 3 4 5`

then the desired output would be `2 4`

in the case of `1 2 3 4`

nothing would be stored however, In the case of say `1 2 3 4 5 6`

, `2`

and `5`

would be stored and so on

Answer:

```
if (length(z) %% 2) {
z[-c(1, ceiling(length(z)/2), length(z))]
} else
z[-c(1, c(1,0) + floor(length(z)/2), length(z))]
```

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