# How is the level of a problem determined?

How is the level of a problem in brilliant determined? Explain .

Note by A Former Brilliant Member
3 years, 8 months ago

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For an easy difficulty. The level could be 1 or 2.

For a medium difficulty. The level could be 2 or 3

For a hard difficulty. The level could be 4 or 5.

It depends on how many people attempted the problem. Or how many people got it correct and incorrect.

- 3 years, 8 months ago

How does it varies?

- 3 years, 8 months ago

It depends on how many people attempted the problem. Or how many people got it correct and incorrect.

- 3 years, 8 months ago

I have a problem with 20 views and 0 solvers On the other hand i have a problem with 248 views and 49 solvers.But their level is the same.How can this be?

- 3 years, 8 months ago

Can you give the link to the problem?

- 3 years, 8 months ago

One link is this and the other is this

- 3 years, 8 months ago

I see. For the first one, you hadn't selected any topic. That's why there are very less views.

What difficulty you had selected for the problem? Is it optional?

- 3 years, 8 months ago

I haven't selected any level.

- 3 years, 8 months ago

When creating a problem, you should select a suitable topic.

After selecting the topic, you are able to choose a difficulty(easy,medium,hard).

- 3 years, 8 months ago

Hard difficulty is unavailble

- 3 years, 8 months ago

You need to reach at that level . :)

- 3 years, 8 months ago

Ok but i am still confused

- 3 years, 8 months ago

Keep solving problems. When you will reach at level 4 or 5 in a topic, you can select a hard difficulty in that topic.

- 3 years, 8 months ago

Ok now i understand

- 3 years, 8 months ago