I've noticed some odd behavior for the leaderboard of a set.

Usually, for a set of problems, you solve the problems "inside" the set - you click on the set, then you click on the problem you want to solve.

But you can also solve problems "outside" the set, i.e. you can get to a problem inside the set without clicking on the set. (Either the problem was already posted, or a problem inside the set gets reshared.)

What I've noticed is that if even you solve all the problems in a set, if you solve your last problem "outside" the set, then you don't get on the leaderboard. I feel like how you solve the problems of a set should not impact whether you make the leaderboard or not.

No vote yet

1 vote

×

Problem Loading...

Note Loading...

Set Loading...

Easy Math Editor

`*italics*`

or`_italics_`

italics`**bold**`

or`__bold__`

boldNote: you must add a full line of space before and after lists for them to show up correctlyparagraph 1

paragraph 2

`[example link](https://brilliant.org)`

`> This is a quote`

Remember to wrap math in \( ... \) or \[ ... \] to ensure proper formatting.`2 \times 3`

`2^{34}`

`a_{i-1}`

`\frac{2}{3}`

`\sqrt{2}`

`\sum_{i=1}^3`

`\sin \theta`

`\boxed{123}`

## Comments

Sort by:

TopNewestYeah, the whole thing is really funky.

Log in to reply

There's one more problem. The leader-board should change when the set changes. For eg., some people had solved my set when it had only one problem. But now it has 100 problems. The person is still on the LB, this kinda sucks..

Log in to reply

I just now noticed that. I solved the "Bulging Box" problem, as shared by Endow, thus completing his set of problems, but the leaderboard remains dead. I have no idea who else has completed the set.

Log in to reply

Yeah, I completely agree!

Log in to reply

Totally

Log in to reply

Mr Haussmann may i please have your email as i want to ask your advice about some part in combinatorics

Log in to reply

For privacy reasons, I do not give out my e-mail address. However, if you submit your question as a post, I can try to answer it.

Log in to reply

https://brilliant.org/community-problem/challenging-interesting-combinatorics-problem/ for the problem attached in this link what would be if the number is 100 employees and salary from 1 to 100. or What model you used to solve this problem? Thank you.

Log in to reply

I agree, though is it possible that you just didn't click update my score?

Log in to reply

Yeah that is possible.

Log in to reply

Now brilliant has been deleted the leaderboards from all of the sets.

Log in to reply

If you solve a problem that is in a set and after that you get to know that is in that set to get on the leaderboard you just need to click on the set and solve another problem from it.

Log in to reply