Welcome back! Here comes the third edition, the April Newsletter. The name originally came from Aprilis, meaning 'to open'. In April, small animals that were hibernating usually come out and the birds fly back northward to settle, bees and butterflies begin to gather nectar. Also known as the Mathematics Awareness Month, what it boasts of the most, is it's first day, the April Fool's Day.

\(\bullet\) Over the month, Sir Lin has started a Party. Make sure you don't miss it.

\(\bullet\) Want a free Brilliant T-shirt? Get \(\displaystyle 10/10\) problems right in this set.

\(\bullet\) Have a go at all problems in the Troll King Contest. If you have already tried all problems, don't read this. If you already have, forget it.

This month, if you were busy and couldn't muster time for Brilliant, no worries! You can have a go at the best of the problems which were posted over the month.

That's Plenty of Digits There, How Does This Relate to Pie, Practice Your Radicals!, Brilliant Games Quarter Quell 5, and Angle Bisectors were some of the easy problems which tricked Sharky and me.

Binary Operations, No Red Allowed, Trigonometric Series-Trinity, Crazy Inequalities-1, Just Subtract! Its easy! Isn't it?, and set Just a Little Twist are some of the tough challenging problems which were too hard for Robert.

\(\bullet\) As mentioned earlier, you can visit the Troll King Contest.

\(\bullet\) If you can prove that there exists a prime \(p \le 10^{100}\), that divides \(\displaystyle 103040!-1\), you must as well like to participate in the \(\displaystyle \mathfrak{JOMO}\) April Fools Contest.

\(\bullet\) If you're unsure of an answer to a problem, enter the answer in the box, and Press \(Ctrl+W\). This will not waste you a chance, and won't affect your ratings. Sorry, nothing available for MCQs.

\(\bullet\) Brilliant just welcomed some new moderators, including the likes of Alan Enrique Ontiveros Salazar, Ritwick Choudhary, Sir Michael Mendrin, Sir Sharky, etc. Brilliant's gonna be more Brilliant with them as mods!

\(\bullet\) You can participate in the Open Proof Contest.

\(\bullet\) You might like to see this,this and this for some great motivation by Sir Sandeep.

\(\bullet\) We've met some great new members, who deserve great attention for their contributions. Here is the list of New and Active Members, in no particular order.Aryan Gaikwad, Bryan Lee Shi Yang, Akash Gupta, Aniket Verma, Andrei Golovanov, David Holcer, and Swapnil Das are the future Agni's.

Last, but the most important and awaited, here comes the \(\color{Blue}{WhoToFollow}\) list. A list of the top \(\displaystyle 7\) on Brilliant. They are a sure to be followed, if you want the best of Brilliant at your feeds. Here is the list, in no particular order:

\(\bullet\) Sandeep Bhardwaj

\(\bullet\) Nihar Mahajan

\(\bullet\) Pranjal Jain

\(\bullet\) Sharky Kesa

\(\bullet\) Paul Ryan Longhas

\(\bullet\) Chung Kevin

\(\bullet\) Trevor Arashiro

With a special thanks to Sharky for helping me, we come at the end of the April Newsletter. Hope you liked it. You can send any feedback at \(\text{calvin@brilliant.org}\) LOL. Stay tuned for the May one; till then, good bye, and have a wonderful month ahead. Don't forget to troll whenever you can.

Cheers!

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TopNewestI'm in the "WhoToFollow" list. Thanks a lot.

\(\huge \ddot \smile\)

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Thank You, for your amazing contribution to the Community!

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I am grateful, you noticed me and my activity. (:

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sir, i completed the set. do i get a free t-shirt, or is it just another april fools prank?

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The condition is to get 10 / 10, and not just "complete the set". Given that there are only 9 problems, you have been trolled (again).

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I believe its (obviously) a prank.

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Very informative post! \(\huge \ddot \smile\)

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Thanks! @milind prabhu

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I'm in the "WhoToFollow" list too. Thanks a lot !

\(\huge\ddot\smile\)

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Congrats! \(\huge\ddot\smile\)

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Thanks! All the best for JEE! \(\ddot\smile\)

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Thanks to you . . . :D

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My Open Proof Contest is mentioned ! I am honoured. \(\ddot\smile\)

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Why a single physics problem is not in challenging and easy questions? Some toughest physics problems have been posted recently. BTW Nice work @Satvik Golechha

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Noted. We'll take care about it next time. \(\ddot\smile\)

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Bhaiya has deepanshu bhaiya left brilliant?

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Well , How you are feeling right now ... after IIT JEE exam?

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@Pranjal Jain . Anyway why deepanshu gupta leave?

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OMG! I didn't looked into Newsletter this time at all!! So, "WhoToFollow" was a surprise for me. Thanks a lot fellow mods!! \(\ddot\smile\)

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Congrats! :)

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Thanks! :)

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It would be great if the Brilliant Community keep on updating the Who To Follow Page.

@Calvin Lin @Peter Taylor @Silas Hundt

Btw @Satvik Golechha good job \(\ddot \smile\)

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Thanks @Kishlaya Jaiswal That WhoToFollow is obsolete. The one in the Newsletter is the future!

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I have been mentioned! Thanks!

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Try my set - Financing Risks. Anyone who gets 10/10 will get a free prize.

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If you can reshare it i will give a prize.HAHA nice one

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Actually it is a prank. My set only has 9 problems, so nobody gets 10/10. Everyone who has saw this note has been trolled. XD

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Are you trying to troll again, Mr. Golechha, with the Ctrl + W? People who know keyboard shortcuts know that that closes ALL your tabs.

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Yes, he is one of the big trollers. And btw, it closes single tab on Chrome.

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Oh, right, I was using Ctrl+Shift+W.

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Extremely grateful for bringing my activities and contributions into notice! Thank You!

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I feel so lost am I the only Jamaican on brilliant.

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Welcome to Brilliant!

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Thank you

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And what's more, you are the first person to come into Brilliant. You should feel proud, because you are the leading person !

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Really I didn't know that's awesome.

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Are you sure?

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Pretty sure.

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We all are proud of Jamaicans who produced the fastest man on earth! They may also create the fastest mathematician in the world. So be proud being a part of Jamaica , Brilliant , this helpful world!

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Have you checked anyone from Jamaica in B'ant?

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Hey bro, we all are friends!

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I think it is a pity. April Fools should be for a whole month, not a day.

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