# Confused

How come when I solve problems, my score seems to become lower? It seems like I get points taken away for both not going for problems and for just attempting them.

Note by Milly Choochoo
4 years, 5 months ago

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This should never happen! If this happens on a problem, please send me the link to the problem! (silas@brilliant.org).

Staff - 4 years, 5 months ago

Are you kidding me?! I spent two full days over the winter break trying to raise my scores! It's on every problem!

- 4 years, 5 months ago

Hmm, I just checked our records, and it looks like your rating has been behaving normally. Are you referring to this number?

Staff - 4 years, 5 months ago