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July Newsletter

Warm greetings from the moderators, ladies and gentlemen of Brilliant. Here's the July edition of the newsletter, and we hope you'll enjoy reading this.

P.S. Light your fireworks, Americans! Feel the freedom!

New Features To Be Excited About

  • Our Logic section is continuously growing, and more Level 4-5 Logic problems are being posted, thanks to Pi Han Goh, Nihar Mahajan, Satyen Nabar, Vignesh Raut, Agnishom Chattopadhyay and many more!

  • The Brilliant homepage was re-designed to have the new "Problems of the Day." If you have any feedback, please take a look and comment at Sir Lin's note.

  • You can now effortlessly link a wiki page to your problem or note!

  • The iOS app has been released in mid-June, so all you Apple fans can now solve Brilliant problems in bed!

  • Also, you can find recently posted top solutions on problems. If you're into looking some inspiration on how a very good solution must be written, try to take a peek on it by going to the homepage.

Challenging Problems

With the thousands of problems being posted on Brilliant each month, the challenging ones prove what you can really do. How large can you make it?, Are you, like, a crazy person?, Calvin hates his Homework, and Moo are just some of the problems that trains our brains.

There are easy problems with a tiny twist. Mind your C's and D's, You're not a cat, stop playing with strings, and Loves comparing! are some problems that you need to read twice, lest being deceived by their words.

New and Active Members

As time goes on, more and more people join the community, and a few of them are very active in contributing to the community by posting problems, solutions, wikis, notes, and pretty much everything else to the point that we should honor them as hardworking members. Let's give a round of applause to Majed Musleh, Galen Buhain, Arulx Z, Alex Li, Siddharth Bhatnagar, and Robin Plantey.

Who to Follow

Give these members a big appreciation by clicking the "Follow" button!

Popular Posts

These posts are on FAYAAAAAAH!

  • As Brilliant continuously features our fellow members, the second part features Daniel Liu. You can learn some interesting facts about him, you know!

  • If you're looking for something that will make you brainstorm for a while, try this. Make sure to put an answer and an explanation!

  • A survey about your favorite mathematician is shared in this community. If you still haven't taken that survey yet, answer it here!

  • If you want to enjoy your time playing chess with other people online, or a really avid fan of chess, you're invited! See here for more details.

  • Our fellow member Agnishom has created a tool that can give you laughter or tears of joy... Try it out, and you'll find it fascinating.

So, I guess this ends this month's newsletter. Stay tuned for the next one!



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I will keep posting logic questions! (And of course questions of other subjects too) \(\Huge \ddot\smile\). Nihar Mahajan · 2 years ago

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I missed the WhoToFollow list again Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 2 years ago

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Thanks for mentioning me WhoToFollow List. I'm honored \(\ddot \smile\) Kishlaya Jaiswal · 2 years ago

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There is a problem on brilliant because recently I posted 6-7 questions but they did not get rating. Moreover very few people now about my problems. Please help and sort out the problem. One of the problem named \[bashing ....telescope\] I posted recently but still waiting for rating. Shivam Jadhav · 2 years ago

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@Shivam Jadhav I see that most of your problems are already being rated. However, not all of them have gained enough interest from people for us to be confident about what the rating is, which is why we haven't released it officially.

You can refer to this note for tips on how to improve your problems. In particular, I've noticed that in some of your problems, you made every single equation as it's own line. This makes the problem appear really long and spread out, which makes it harder to engage with. Please use the newline latex only when you want the equation to start on a new line, and that will greatly improve the readability of your problems. Calvin Lin Staff · 2 years ago

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@Calvin Lin Still many questions are unrated. Like 'but still it's unknown', 'back to summation''bashing telescope', 'f(x)=2^{x}'. Shivam Jadhav · 2 years ago

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@Shivam Jadhav Is that problem inspired by my this Bashing Telescope question? Nihar Mahajan · 2 years ago

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@Nihar Mahajan Yes Shivam Jadhav · 2 years ago

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i love this show, Ramiel To-ong · 2 years ago

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@Ramiel To-ong She's just girl and she's on fire .... This girl is on FAYAHHHHHH!

Sorry, couldn't resist. Calvin Lin Staff · 2 years ago

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Dylan Pentland is definately one to follow others on list are well known. Shivamani Patil · 2 years ago

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Could you please include the like and re-share tool in the Android and iOS versions of Brilliant? There are many problems that are amazing which I would like to re-share and like too. Thanks.

Advanced Happy Independence Day to the Americans in our community too!!! Vishwak Srinivasan · 2 years ago

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I'll too practice hard to solve many questions and try my best to be favoured ! Anish Harsha · 2 years ago

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Finally! It is an honor to be in the "who to follow" list. Thank you moderators! Raghav Vaidyanathan · 2 years ago

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How does pi han goh make such challenging logic questions Aditya Chauhan · 2 years ago

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Keep it going! #moderation Sravanth Chebrolu · 2 years ago

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