# A question for the staff about rating...

Before the rating algorithm was updates i gave a few wrong answers to a to combinatorics problem and my rating went down and I got demoted to Level 4.....A few days later I solved and wrote solutions for 2 unrated combinatorics problems and the very next day i found that they had received a level 5 rating.... So is there any chance that all the people who solve a problem before it is rated will get the points and ratings that they deserve???

7 years, 2 months ago

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I agree with you..

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Your ratings are only updated at the point when you submit an answer. What happens subsequently has no effect on your rating.

Staff - 7 years, 2 months ago

But if the problem is unrated then there's no changes in the rating right???Even if the problem gets rated after one solves it???

- 7 years, 2 months ago

If the problem is unrated, your rating will not change whether you get it correct or wrong.

As mentioned, subsequent events do not matter.

Staff - 7 years, 2 months ago

But don't you think that thats bad?

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Sir,So is it better to wait until the problem is rated before submitting an answer???

- 7 years, 2 months ago

In other words, is it better to solve only the rated questions?

- 7 years, 2 months ago