Oct 21 Great Wiki Submissions from the past week

The Brilliant Community has contributed wonderfully to the Wiki. Here are some of the best articles submitted over the past week:

Level 1-2

(Algebra) Multiplying Polynomials - By Ashley Toh and Beakal Tiliksew

(Geometry) Triangles - Classification by Angles - By Aditya Virani

(Geometry) Composite Figures - By Thaddeus Abiy

(Algebra) Inverse Functions - By Pranshu Gaba

(Computer Science) String - By Lokesh Sharma

(Combinatorics) Interquartile Range - By Yash Singhal

(Calculus) Derivatives of Polynomials - By Abhineet Goel

Level 3+

(Mechanics) Different Representation of Vectors - By Josh Silverman and Josh Azrael

(Geometry) Properties of Regular Polygons - By Jaydee Lucero and Rahul Saha

(Geometry) Conic Sections - Circle General Equation - By Pranshu Gaba

(Calculus) Volume of Revolution - Shell Method - By Mei Lam

If you notice other great articles, please let us know!


Here are some stub WIki pages that could use your help in providing an explanation or examples.

Distance - Started by Daniel Lim

Partial Fractions - Cover up Rule - Started by Victor Loh

Chicken Mcnugget Theorem - Started by Brian Kal

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Indeed. More wiki = more awesome.

Just a quick question: Is the Calculus development section coming up? Cause I'm chipping in for Multivariable Calculus - the course I'm taking right now.

Just curious.

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John Muradeli - 5 years ago

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You can "Add Wiki" if you want to make a Wiki page for a skill that is not listed yet. If the page is suitable, we will add it to the current map.

The Calculus section is almost fully developed for a typical high school syllabus. Over time, I will get around to adding extensions to it. Currently, I am fleshing out the Geometry and Combinatorics sections, which are much further behind.

Calvin Lin Staff - 5 years ago

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Where can I put into the fact that "A Quadratic Equation cannot have more than 2 roots." And What Exactly does one need in Quadratics-Factoring-Medium. I am just thinking for writing up that.also..many, but the matter is I am using some proofs to prove many others so should I first make sure that those proofs exist and then go forward in writing up the the proof that I want to add to Wiki.

Arya :)

Arya Samanta - 5 years ago

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The first fact can be placed in Quadratic Equations - Factoring.

You can also create a new skill of "Fundamental Theorem of Algebra" and place it there, and add more details about the general n n degree polynomial.

Proofs of statements are certainly welcome, and will help provide more context to those who are interested. If you do not see a suitable place to add the proof, please use the "Add Wiki" page. Thanks!

Calvin Lin Staff - 5 years ago

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Indeed, those are very nice articles. What a tour of force from the brilliant users here!

Here are some calculus problems that I posted. ☜(ˆ▿ˆc)

Anastasiya Romanova - 5 years ago

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It is a good Facility provided by brilliant nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yogesh Ghadge - 5 years ago

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may i add a page on MAT(reasoning)

Chaitnya Shrivastava - 5 years ago

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Certainly! Go to "post something" and select Wiki.

Calvin Lin Staff - 5 years ago

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