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Help others by adding examples

Want to contribute and make Brilliant’s wikis more awesome? Have ideas for examples which could illuminate one or more of the topics below? Contribute some examples now!

We’ll be providing feedback on these contributions, so this is a great opportunity to improve your mathematical writing skills while making your mark on Brilliant. If you get stuck, come chat with us.

Follow these simple steps to add an example:

  1. Look over one of the wikis listed below, taking note of the page organization.
  2. Think of a question that could help someone understand how to solve problems related to the wiki topic. It is especially helpful if you can add to a section of the wiki that is missing relevant examples.
  3. Post your example and a solution! You can add an example using the following syntax:
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[[start-example]]
###Example Question. This is the question.

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This is the answer to the question, with a detailed solution. 
Please explain your steps so that people can follow along. 
[[end-example]]

That produces output that looks like this:

Protip: As you’re editing, you can add relevant links to related wikis.
For more information about editing wikis, see these wiki guidelines and formatting options.


Algebra:
Simplify Radicals
Newton's Identities

Logic:
Mind reading
Arithmetic Puzzles - Fill in the Blanks
Elimination grids
K-level thinking
Information Compression
Tic tac toe
Recognizing Visual Patterns

Combinatorics:
Combinatorial Games - Winning Positions

Number Theory:
Divisibility Rules
Finding the last digit of a power
Even and Odd Numbers
Factorials - Properties

Classical Mechanics:
Phase changes

Note by Calvin Lin
1 year ago

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I think we need more geo wikis. Alan Yan · 12 months ago

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@Alan Yan We need more wikis in everything :) I appreciate any contributions :) Calvin Lin Staff · 12 months ago

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Can I add a wiki on the fermi paradox ? Raven Herd · 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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@Raven Herd Certainly! Calvin Lin Staff · 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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@Calvin Lin I have contributed to the Fermi Paradox . Please provide a feedback , suggest some changes . I am unable to find some problems related to the topic . All the members viewing this are welcome for the feedback . FERMI PARADOX Raven Herd · 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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I'm going to contribute to "Simplifying Radicals". Can I add something related to higher mathematics, which is excluded from Olympiad topics? Swapnil Das · 11 months, 3 weeks ago

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@Swapnil Das Certainly. We will sort them into the corresponding levels, so if the problem is really hard it will be used in the Level 3/4/5 set, as opposed to the Level 1/2 set. Calvin Lin Staff · 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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Can you add my wiki to the Algebra topics , so that wiki could get more examples. Chinmay Sangawadekar · 12 months ago

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@Chinmay Sangawadekar I'm curious, what was the topic of your wiki? Swapnil Das · 11 months, 3 weeks ago

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