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April Newsletter

\(\textbf{Hello Every} \displaystyle \int_{-\infty}^0 {e^x \ dx} \\ \\ \textbf{ From the Moderators to You: Happy April!}\)

March has gone by fast! Everyone is rejoicing the end of their examinations and are active as before, and Brilliant is enjoying it. April marks the start of the Troll King Contest. Here are the highlights of the month.


\[\large \mathbf{ NEW} \ \ \ \mathbf{ FEATURES } \ \ \ \mathbf{ TO } \ \ \ \mathbf{ BE } \ \ \ \mathbf{ EXCITED } \ \ \ \mathbf{ ABOUT } \]

The Brilliant community is always undergoing awe-inspiring growth. These new features are meant to foster an incredible experience on Brilliant. Excited to hear about what's in the spotlight this month yet? Okay, here we go:

1.The Search Toolbar

This toolbar allows you access to all of the Brilliant. You can filter even better. Find anything you want.

2.DogTex

Cute Dogs can teach Math better. Math and science can be difficult. We'd all like to be Level 5 in everything, but sometimes a crazy problem gets us down. But what if there was a better way to learn math and science? That's where DogTeX comes in!


\[\large \mathbf{ THE } \ \ \ \mathbf{ POSTS } \ \ \ \mathbf{ COMMUNITY } \ \ \ \mathbf{ LOVED } \]

From problems to solutions, from notes to wikis, these are the posts that were highly appreciated by the whole community. Here's your chance to have a look at what captured our attention for the past month:

  1. \(\textbf{Popular Notes:}\) Nothing better for the JEE Aspirants other than Sandeep sir's five minutes revision notes. He has posted the Mathematical Reasoning for JEE-Mains to ensure you get 120/120 in JEE. Don't forget to check it out!

  2. \(\textbf{Huge Events:}\) There is an ongoing Troll King Contest '16, don't forget to fool others. Show off your Problem writing skills at the Problem Writing Party: March 28th - April 10th.

  3. \(\textbf{Contests:}\) Since the exam season ended, Brilliant was flooded with contests. There were Brilliant Junior Integration Contest, Brilliant Sub Junior Calculus Contest and the Brilliant Junior Number Theory Contest. Be sure to learn new techniques and ways from these AWESOME contests.

  4. \(\textbf{Popular Problems:}\) Problem Yard is the other name for Brilliant, and last month, as usual, Brilliant was showered by them. It was very hard to select and here goes nothing(actually 2 problems, not nothing :P)
    Fermat's Last Theorem, the image might be mesmerizing your brains but remember internet images LIE. Earth In Trouble? , is it the waves, the mass or neither which is putting earth in trouble. Go SAVE it.


\[\large \mathbf{ NEW } \ \ \ \mathbf{ AND } \ \ \ \mathbf{ ACTIVE } \ \ \ \mathbf{ MEMBERS } \]

As time goes on, more and more people join the community, and a few of them are very active in contributing to the community by posting problems, solutions, wikis, notes, and pretty much everything else to the point that we should honor them as hardworking members. Let's give a round of applause to James Wong, Guillermo Templado, Yash Jain, Shithil Islam, Mark C and Jack Sacks.


\[\large \mathbf{ WHO } \ \ \ \mathbf{ TO } \ \ \ \mathbf{ FOLLOW } \]

Here's the long-awaited WhoToFollow list showing off the dazzling members of our community. I'm pleased to introduce you to the wonderful people who are constantly helping to build the community. Here are the names, in no particular order:

Be sure to hit the \(\color{green}{\boxed{\text{+Follow} \ } }\) button to keep yourself updated with the amazing problems and notes posted by them.


Don't forget, you can always join our Slack chat if you want to talk with our community members. Introduce yourself, share problems, have discussions, join the wiki collaboration parties too. Most of all, have fun. Oh, I just remembered a joke. Let me crack right here:

A man walks into a bar.
Bartender: What's your order, sir?
Man: 10 pints of vodka.
Bartender: Now that's an Order.

Regards

Moderator Team

Note by Rajdeep Dhingra
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Thanks for mentioning my note in the newsletter. I'm very pleased. See \(\to \) \(\ddot \smile\) Sandeep Bhardwaj · 8 months ago

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All Hail #Moderation! Nihar Mahajan · 8 months ago

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Congratulations to those who made their way to WhoToFollow list! And it's amazing to know that more people are joining us and they are contributing wonderfully. Thanks to all! Sandeep Bhardwaj · 8 months ago

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Why was dogtex introduced? Aditya Kumar · 8 months ago

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@Aditya Kumar To fool everyone on the day of April fool! :P Ashish Siva · 8 months ago

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@Ashish Siva No. DogTex is a valuable tool. If people keep thinking it's just a joke, the tool will be lost. Stop giggling. Michael Mendrin · 7 months ago

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@Ashish Siva Hmm ok. Aditya Kumar · 8 months ago

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Wow! Thanks for mentioning my note on newsletter. I loved the newsletter! Akshay Yadav · 8 months ago

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Bartender: So, an order of Vodka Magnumtude, then? Michael Mendrin · 7 months ago

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How to login into Dogtex ? Chinmay Sangawadekar · 8 months ago

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@Chinmay Sangawadekar Bro, it was an april fool trick, there is nothing like it now :P Ashish Siva · 8 months ago

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@Ashish Siva :P :P :P :P haha Chinmay Sangawadekar · 8 months ago

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When will results of JOMPC declared? Shivam Jadhav · 8 months ago

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@Shivam Jadhav Today by Night. Rajdeep Dhingra · 8 months ago

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@Rajdeep Dhingra Not Declared Shivam Jadhav · 8 months ago

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What does the joke mean? Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 8 months ago

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@Agnishom Chattopadhyay You what is an Oder of a number ? Eg : 21 is written as 2.1 \(\times {10}^1\) , the order is 1. Since he said 10 , He meant an Order. Get it ? Rajdeep Dhingra · 8 months ago

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@Rajdeep Dhingra Hmm, thanks. A joke is like a frog, you can dissect it but that kills the joke, like Randall said. Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 8 months ago

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@Agnishom Chattopadhyay Correct. Rajdeep Dhingra · 8 months ago

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@Agnishom Chattopadhyay Exactly,but who is Randall? Ashish Siva · 8 months ago

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Nicely done #Moderation Joel Yip · 8 months ago

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Congrats to all those who made it to the who to follow list. Great wiki - Fermats little theorem. And great note @Rajdeep Dhingra Ashish Siva · 8 months ago

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Lets try DogTex on someone's profile! Joel Yip · 8 months ago

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Keep it going #moderation! Sravanth Chebrolu · 8 months ago

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