How do you post a solution to a problem?

How do you post a solution to a problem? I don't see a button anywhere for it. I also checked the Help page and didn't find anything.

Note by Ian Myers
5 years, 8 months ago

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This discussion board is a place to discuss our Daily Challenges and the math and science related to those challenges. Explanations are more than just a solution — they should explain the steps and thinking strategies that you used to obtain the solution. Comments should further the discussion of math and science.

When posting on Brilliant:

  • Use the emojis to react to an explanation, whether you're congratulating a job well done , or just really confused .
  • Ask specific questions about the challenge or the steps in somebody's explanation. Well-posed questions can add a lot to the discussion, but posting "I don't understand!" doesn't help anyone.
  • Try to contribute something new to the discussion, whether it is an extension, generalization or other idea related to the challenge.
  • Stay on topic — we're all here to learn more about math and science, not to hear about your favorite get-rich-quick scheme or current world events.

MarkdownAppears as
*italics* or _italics_ italics
**bold** or __bold__ bold

- bulleted
- list

  • bulleted
  • list

1. numbered
2. list

  1. numbered
  2. list
Note: you must add a full line of space before and after lists for them to show up correctly
paragraph 1

paragraph 2

paragraph 1

paragraph 2

[example link](https://brilliant.org)example link
> This is a quote
This is a quote
    # I indented these lines
    # 4 spaces, and now they show
    # up as a code block.

    print "hello world"
# I indented these lines
# 4 spaces, and now they show
# up as a code block.

print "hello world"
MathAppears as
Remember to wrap math in \( ... \) or \[ ... \] to ensure proper formatting.
2 \times 3 2×3 2 \times 3
2^{34} 234 2^{34}
a_{i-1} ai1 a_{i-1}
\frac{2}{3} 23 \frac{2}{3}
\sqrt{2} 2 \sqrt{2}
\sum_{i=1}^3 i=13 \sum_{i=1}^3
\sin \theta sinθ \sin \theta
\boxed{123} 123 \boxed{123}

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Step 1:Submit the right answer in any question.

Step 2: Click "Reveal Solutions"

Step 3: See the box here that says "Write a solution"? You can start typing out your solution there!

Enjoy Brilliant!

Brilliant Mathematics Staff - 5 years, 8 months ago

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Thank you! So I guess the problem I am having then, is that in Step 3 I am not actually getting the option for adding a solution, even after correctly answering the question. Is there anything else I can do to get a solution posted?

https://brilliant.org/problems/windows-calculator/

Ian Myers - 5 years, 8 months ago

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Leave it under a comment of a solution. If we like it, we will convert it into a solution!

Brilliant Mathematics Staff - 5 years, 8 months ago

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You can't insert images when replying though right?

Ian Myers - 5 years, 8 months ago

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@Ian Myers I have restored your solution and added a line of "This solution is being edited".

Currently, we do not offer an easy way of uploading an image when making a comment. You could always use the markdown format of ![title](url link) to display an image.

Calvin Lin Staff - 5 years, 8 months ago

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Hi Ian,

I saw that you wrote up a solution which concluded with "Enter. I am not sure what is going on here. My guess is that it's a bug." Furthermore, you deleted this solution soon after posting it.

We allow a maximum of 1 solution to be posted per person per problem, which is why you are currently unable to post another solution.

If you would like to be un-delete your solution, please let me know. You would be able to edit your solution by clicking on the edit button at the bottom (similar to editing a comment).

Calvin Lin Staff - 5 years, 8 months ago

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As far as I can tell, you can only post a solution if you have solved that problem.

Akiva Weinberger - 5 years, 8 months ago

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I am facing the same problem, nowhere I am getting any option to post my answer. Fix this

Tanishka Karaadia - 2 weeks, 1 day ago

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I’m very sorry about this – it sounds like you’re hitting a bug in our site/app. To help us get to the bottom of this and fix it for you – please send us a screenshot or screen video of the bug happening from your device to support@brilliant.org.

Brilliant Mathematics Staff - 2 weeks, 1 day ago

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Why don't I get an option to post solutions or comment in Daily Challenges and Community problems (I get an option to comment and in a few question only I get an option to post an explanation in community)?

Prabhat Singh - 2 weeks ago

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Hi, you're only able to post a solution if you have submitted the correct answer.

Brilliant Mathematics Staff - 1 week, 5 days ago

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Despite that, I do not get any option in daily challenges! I just get the option to comment on someone's explanation. (In community questions I am able to post explanations)

Prabhat Singh - 1 week, 5 days ago

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@Prabhat Singh Hi Prabhat, I just checked your attempts log, you should be able to submit solutions (on your computer) to the recent daily challenges:

If you are not able to submit your solution to any of these Daily Challenges, please send us a screenshot or screen video of the bug happening from your device to support@brilliant.org.

Brilliant Mathematics Staff - 1 week, 4 days ago

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@Brilliant Mathematics Thanks for your assistance, I use an Android smartphone and perhaps that's why I am not able to do so.

Prabhat Singh - 1 week, 4 days ago

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Is there no option for FAQs on the Brilliant app for Android? I had to Google up to reach to this zone and on clicking the link, it opens in app but I dont find any such option in the app by myself. Why?

Prabhat Singh - 1 week, 5 days ago

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Hi Prabhat, I think the quickest way to get an answer is by contacting the support team:

support@brilliant.org

Brilliant Mathematics Staff - 1 week, 4 days ago

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How do we post a question on Brilliant app on Android? I don't find an option to do so.

Prabhat Singh - 1 week, 4 days ago

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You're only able to post a question on the computer.

Brilliant Mathematics Staff - 1 week, 3 days ago

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