Advent Calendar Introduction

In many countries, in order to celebrate Christmas, shops sell Advent Calendars. These are 'calendars' with something special for every day of December up to Christmas; this is usually a chocolate treat for example.

As this will be my first December on Brilliant, I have decided to create an advent calendar with math problems instead! The problems will be of varying difficulty. I will try to post the problems on the previous day to account for the time zone difference.

Have fun and enjoy solving the problems.

Here is the link to the set.

Note by Michael Ng
4 years, 10 months ago

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tnk u 'n merry Christmas in advance

aaron paul - 4 years, 10 months ago

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It is also my first Christmas with Brilliant.org. Merry Christmas to everybody.

Chew-Seong Cheong - 4 years, 10 months ago

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tanx to all ,will happy x -mas

Hadera Gebru - 4 years, 10 months ago

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Great work Michael, loving your problems, I've only had time to look at a few though. Keep up the good work!

Mukul Rathi - 4 years, 10 months ago

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hi, Mukul Rathi how r u ??? em here's beginner n want to increase my math skills .

Waqas Sami - 4 years, 10 months ago

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marry Christmas

Waqas Sami - 4 years, 10 months ago

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