# Mathathon 2020 Prizes and Community Board

Exactly what the title says...........its for the Mathathon 2020

Note by A Former Brilliant Member
10 months, 3 weeks ago

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# Congrats to all the participants!

- 10 months, 2 weeks ago

@Elijah L mention[3990831:Elijah L]

- 10 months, 2 weeks ago

- 10 months, 3 weeks ago

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

- 10 months, 3 weeks ago

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

- 10 months, 3 weeks ago

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

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

- 10 months, 3 weeks ago

Wow, I'm honoured! Thanks so much!

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

- 10 months, 3 weeks ago

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

- 10 months, 3 weeks ago

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

- 10 months, 3 weeks ago

- 10 months, 3 weeks ago

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

- 10 months, 3 weeks ago

2 different prizes, but both for 2nd place LOL

- 10 months, 3 weeks ago

IOI!

Meaning (gasp!)

- 10 months, 3 weeks ago

looks like a LOL, but is a gasp, LOL

- 10 months, 3 weeks ago