glitch

See the picture. I have clearly not solved the question, yet the system thinks I have. Thanks

Note by Matthew Lipman
7 years, 11 months ago

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Here is what is going on:

Some of the problems in the practice section are automatically generated from canonical types within that topic. In a previous set you had solved one that was essentially the same problem with different numbers, for extra practice. Our naive "solved by" box therefore tells you that you have already solved it.

Staff - 7 years, 11 months ago

Did you fix it?

- 7 years, 11 months ago

Evidently not because it just happened to me again - except cross-technique. Presumably because it was a duplicate problem (literally word for word duplicate).

- 7 years, 10 months ago

and again, with another canonical type.

- 7 years, 10 months ago

hmmmm....interesting. We will look into it. Thanks.

Staff - 7 years, 11 months ago

Is this the first or second question of the problem set?

- 7 years, 11 months ago

the second

- 7 years, 11 months ago

so what makes you think the system thinks you have solved it?

- 7 years, 11 months ago

The sidebar says so in the image

- 7 years, 11 months ago

I see. It seems like the sidebar is about the first problem of the set, so that's indeed a glitch. Does a refresh solve the problem? (not the math one ;-) )

- 7 years, 11 months ago

I had the same thing happen to me.

- 7 years, 11 months ago

This happened to me as well, just this week. The additional points didn't get counted though, so I thought it was just because of poor Internet connection. I didn't bother taking a screenshot or reporting the glitch, but if it keeps happening to different people...

- 7 years, 11 months ago

Okay..

- 7 years, 11 months ago