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Also, as I don't want to assume genders in my problems, please tell me your gender, as it would be awkward if Jeff was a girl and i called Jeff a boy in the problem :) LOL

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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.

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TopNewest@Lorenz W., @Jeff Giff, @Elijah L

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Jeff gets $2$nd in my contest so I think that he's getting two different prizes, right?

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2 different prizes, but both for 2nd place LOL

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Meaning (gasp!)

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You guys will get a problem where you are the main character

choose a theme or color and I'll make it :)

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If it is okay for you, I'd like the colour purple. The subject of the problem does not matter and gender: male.

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Got it, problem and certificate in a week max :) @Lorenz W.

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Wow, I'm honoured! Thanks so much!

Subject of the problem: Inequalities. Colour: Red is good. Gender: Male.

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You can also choose the subject of the problems, except quantitative finance, i don't know a heck about it

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Also, as I don't want to assume genders in my problems, please tell me your gender, as it would be awkward if Jeff was a girl and i called Jeff a boy in the problem :) LOL

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@Lorenz W. - Congratulations! This link is the problem for you!

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@Elijah L mention[3990831:Elijah L]

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## Congrats Páll!

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## Congrats to all the participants!

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