When you first post a problem and give it an initial seed level, we would say that it is "level pending" and it's worth 100 points to whoever solves it. Over time, the community works on the problem and inputs their answers. After enough people have worked on it, and we have become more confident that the rating is accurate, we will declare the level of the problem.

(There is no hard and fast rule about the number of people that need to work on it. For example, if you post a Level 1 problem, and we've only had 100 Level 5's who all solved it correctly, we might not have enough information to conclude that the problem is indeed level 1.)

You can help us get your problem rated by
1. Publishing it with a seeded level (It takes moderators a few days to give seed levels to the popular and interesting problems)
2. Making the problem engaging for others to work on
3. Sharing a solution which shows off the underlying mathematics in a clear manner

Undisclosed.
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Calvin Lin
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11 months, 2 weeks ago

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@Calvin Lin
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and what about the scholar ship , how do we get this ?
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Syed Hissaan
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11 months, 2 weeks ago

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TopNewestWhen you first post a problem and give it an initial seed level, we would say that it is "level pending" and it's worth 100 points to whoever solves it. Over time, the community works on the problem and inputs their answers. After enough people have worked on it, and we have become more confident that the rating is accurate, we will declare the level of the problem.

(There is no hard and fast rule about the number of people that need to work on it. For example, if you post a Level 1 problem, and we've only had 100 Level 5's who all solved it correctly, we might not have enough information to conclude that the problem is indeed level 1.)

You can help us get your problem rated by

1. Publishing it with a seeded level (It takes moderators a few days to give seed levels to the popular and interesting problems)

2. Making the problem engaging for others to work on

3. Sharing a solution which shows off the underlying mathematics in a clear manner

Undisclosed. – Calvin Lin Staff · 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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– Syed Hissaan · 11 months, 2 weeks ago

and what about the scholar ship , how do we get this ?Log in to reply