If we spot a mistake in a solution, what is the method to correcting this? I'm new to Brilliant and spotted an issue in one of the solutions due to a typo.

For problems in Explorations or Topics, you can report the problem with your reasoning, and Brilliant Staff will be informed and look into it.

For problems written by the community, if you believe the answer is incorrect, you can report the problem with your reasoning, and the problem creator will be notified.

For a solution written up by the community, you can comment on it indicating what is wrong. Here is a phrasing that you could use:

This is a good start, however your explanation has (assumptions, a gap, a slight error, a calculation mistake, typos). The issues are:

If you find a mistake in an answer to a problem, you can report the problem from the menu available at the top of the problem. Or if it is something in a solution, you can leave a comment for the author to check out.

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For problems in Explorations or Topics, you can report the problem with your reasoning, and Brilliant Staff will be informed and look into it.

For problems written by the community, if you believe the answer is incorrect, you can report the problem with your reasoning, and the problem creator will be notified.

For a solution written up by the community, you can comment on it indicating what is wrong. Here is a phrasing that you could use:

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Perfect - thank you!

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If you find a mistake in an answer to a problem, you can report the problem from the menu available at the top of the problem. Or if it is something in a solution, you can leave a comment for the author to check out.

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