*This party is now over. Thanks for your contributions. You can see what we chose by joining the next party!*

Greetings Problem Partiers!

Problem Writing Party number four went splendidly! Even though only three community quizzes were made, we are so close to creating a handful of others. With that in mind, we'll be recycling some of the topics from previous problem writing parties. A special thanks to Zeeshan, Jonas, Hobart, Svatejas, Nihar, Toto, Rohith, Deepanshu, Lakshya, ZK, Chung, Anish, Rishabh, Brandon, Margaret, Neelesh, Akhil, Manmeswar, Arjen, Lee, Kerry, Sridhar, Kunal, Hjalmar, Soumava, Worranat, Pranshu, Mehul, and Samarth for all your contributions!

Here are the 3 quizzes that you all helped create:

New Brilliant Challenge Quizzes

We'll be showcasing these quizzes all over social media in the coming weeks because these problems truly are impressive. Okay, announcements over. Let's kick off the fifth Problem Writing Party!

The party starts right now (March 14th, 2016) and will last for the next two weeks. Throughout the two weeks, we will be focusing on writing awesome problems for the topics listed in quizzes that need your help on the **publish** page.

To join, submit as many problems as you want to these listed topics. At the end of the party, Brilliant staff will be picking the best 5-10 problems for each topic. These problems will then be immortalized and formed into a challenge quiz. If we pick your problem, then you can brag to your friends because it will be displayed on Brilliant forever! Your problem has a better chance of being selected if you include a graphic (when appropriate) and a solution.

Ask questions about the party or brainstorming ideas from Brilliant staff.

Share links to great relevant problems.

Bounce your ideas off each other to help formulate the best problem you can.

*To be selected, problems you submit should be fun and challenging to a student in levels 1-3 for the given topic.*

The topics of problem submission for this party can be found by navigating over to the Brilliant publish page and checking under the quizzes that need your help section. Just click the contribute button next to the topic you want to make a submission to.

Happy writing and continue to party on!

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TopNewestMy contribution to this party, Algebra-Functions:

Composition of two invertible functions

Domain of inverse of composition

A function in two variables

Just invert the function

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Great problems! I liked third one the most. Thanks :)

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Thank you Sandeep :)

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Oh my God!

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Thanks: -)

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Welcome to my mysterious function problem: The Hidden Function.

Can you work out what \(f(x)\) is? ;)

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My entries

Functional equation I

Functional equation II

Functional equation III

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Nice set of questions ;)

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Here's some of my function problems:

Function Challenge 2!

Function Challenge 3!

Function Challenge 4 (Inverse functions)

Function Challenge 5 (Function graphs)

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My new problem on Geometry-Coordinate Plane has come: The Tale of Two Trigones.

Can you find the area of the two? ;)

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\[ \text{You will enjoy solving these problems, believe me..} \]

Computer Science \( \rightarrow \) Types and Data Structures \( \rightarrow \) Graphs \( \rightarrow \) Can you count edges ?

Computer Science \( \rightarrow \) Types and Data Structures \( \rightarrow \) Graphs \( \rightarrow \) Identify the graph

Computer Science \( \rightarrow \) Types and Data Structures \( \rightarrow \) Graphs \( \rightarrow \) Identify the Adjacency List

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I guess believing you is worth. Thanks for the awesome problems. :)

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Algebra \( \rightarrow \) Functions \( \rightarrow \) Domain of 'fog'

Algebra \( \rightarrow \) Functions \( \rightarrow \) Let's get rid of Radicals

Algebra \( \rightarrow \) Functions \( \rightarrow \) Which type of function is it? (I)

Algebra \( \rightarrow \) Functions \( \rightarrow \) Restrictions on Domain

Algebra \( \rightarrow \) Functions \( \rightarrow \) Cute Function

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What a cool set of problems! This is really a wonderful contribution. Thanks! :)

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My entries :

Relative SHM...coming soon

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The "Chain Reaction 1!" and "Chain Reaction 2!" initially gave me a feeling of chemistry. LOL! By the way great problems esp the SHM problems. Thanks! :)

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Your welcome! :)

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This is my entry for the co-ordinate part - Lets Draw the figure , Circle or Vieta's

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I guess the coordinate part is 3-dimensional coordinate geometry. Anyways, nice problems. Looking for more problems from the topics listed. Thanks! :)

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Thanks sandeep sir ! I am working on the functions

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Here's my entry for the party.

Topic functions: functions and more functions

Another problem(might be off topic): perfect square in polynomial form

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Thanks for your submissions Neelesh! They look like a good start, but let me give you some feedback. When you visit the topic list for this party, note that functions is listed under

algebra. So as awesome as it is, the problem you posted for functions requires calculus and might be useful for a later party.As for the second problem you submitted, it doesn't happen to fit any of the topics we listed. :P

Keep it up though! I like both of these problems and had fun solving them.

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I Will Post some cool coordinate and SHM Problems By Tomorrow

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sorry for wrong submission! i'll keep it in mind and soon put up some problems

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Two new problems:

Capacitors - Pulling apart a capacitor

Coordinate plane - Oblique Coordinates

Two old problems, updated with improved wording and solutions:

Calculus of Parametric equations - Area, Arc length

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Thanks Pranshu! :)

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My latest question on Geometry-Coordinate Plane: Cut Through the Circle.

Hope it's not too late. ;)

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Great, thanks! And it's not too late ;)

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Thanks! Glad to see you again. ;)

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One more original contribution: Andrew did not provide enough information!

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Thanks Nihar! Andrew is enjoying the names of your problems. ;)

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Here is my submission on functions.

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Thanks @Svatejas Shivakumar for the nice problem!

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This is my new one on Calculus-Parametric Equation: Dorothy's Flying!.

Enjoy! ;)

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Great one!

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Thanks! ;)

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Sorry for being late and for the original problems but Civil Engineering department give me little time to live my life. Anyway hee is my entries . For floor function floor square sum For SHM SHM problem For Waves Waves problem

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LOL, your department is so strict. They should give you, at least, one life to live. Thanks for the great problems that you managed to contribute even being tight scheduled. Thanks! :)

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Thanks Sandeep :)

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Thanks Ashish for the nice problem. Looking for more from other topics too. Thanks :)

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I have combined them and posted it again.

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You're welcome. It was my duty and pleasure. :-)

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Here is something for Functions

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Played nicely with square root and modulus. Thanks for the nice problem. :)

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Just got a very simple function question for beginners. inspiration never stops

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Wonderful problem with the coolest name. Thanks :)

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Thanks for the compliment!

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Just type the name you want to link within [] brackets, then paste the url in ()brakets. :-)

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Thank you so much!:D

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My Contribution is : One sided limits

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I guess you provided the wrong link. Can you please look for that? Thanks!

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Here is an old problem of mine in functions : Here .

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Thanks Anish!

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My second problem contribution: For the SHM quiz (maybe its a tad bit difficult):

'2. Wobbly ellipse

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Thanks @Adwait Godbole for your contribution!

BTW you have got a wonderful name. :)

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This is my contribution to the party: Its a problem for capacitors quiz.

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Thanks! :)

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My contribution to capacitors section.

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Thanks Rohit for the contribution on capacitors!

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Here's mine for Functions

Who developed the mod function?

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Thanks @Mayank Singh :)

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Here's my entry for the party:

Functions...(functions)

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Thanks for all of your cool problems. :)

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Thanks for trying all of them :)

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Another entry:

Coordinate Geometry

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Another entry:

Functional Equation(functions)

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Here's one The mysterious point And another Think you know the ellipse? Think again Both are coordinate geometry.

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Great ones, thanks!

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Here you go for Functions:- Squares R.I.P . And thanks for the mention c:

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Nice problem, thanks!

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Here's my entry, since functions are the only thing i know from the choices:

Functions: Annual Growth

It might be kind of easy.

For my second functions entry, here's The Donut Upsurge.

And for my third functions entry, here's A Sluggish Download

I'm not sure if this can classify as Algebra or Number Thoery, but functions can be applied to it so... Just enjoy The Summation Secret

And for my data representation entry: Dessert Survey

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Wowww! Thanks for your amazing contribution. :) @Gian Tuazon

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Here's mine

Cool 3-D problem

3-D Coordinate geometry

One more 3-D problem

Angle in 3-D

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Cool problems! Thanks @Akshay Sharma

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Calculus of parametric eqns.

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Fun problem, liked it very much. Thanks!

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Here is my entry for Coordinate Geometry:

https://brilliant.org/problems/a-problem-by-soumava-pal-3/?ref_id=1147246

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Thanks @Soumava Pal for your contribution!

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@Sandeep Bhardwaj Sorry sir, I could not give more problems because my class XII board examinations were going on. Looking forward to the next problem writing party. I will be back with more problems.

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I hope that you did great with your exams.

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@Nihar Mahajan

Thank you for that. Though I am not too good in coordinate, and the property I used in this problem is one of the very few that I know. XD

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Sir, where should i publish

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Create your problems, post them and put a link here.

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Thanks

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Here are my submissions for SHM

A tunnel so long

Easy SHM

Here is for coordinate geometry (Locus problem)

Conic problem

@Andrew Ellinor

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Thanks @Prakhar Bindal for the nice problems!

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Here's mine: Andlew's phuncsion .

EDIT: This too :) Andlew's phuncsion 2

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Nice work on the accent tho.

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Thanks Nihar!

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My new challenging question on Geometry-Coordinate Plane has come: Bending a Triangle.

Can you bend this triangle? ;)

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Now THAT'S the kind of fun challenging coordgeo problem I've been looking for. Thanks!

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Thanks! More will come. ;)

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Here are my new entry on Geometry-Coordinate Plane: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5....

& Algebra-Functions: Fibonacci Reversed.

Have fun with the new party!

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Hey Dr. Warm! The Fibonacci Reversed question was kinda fun and I think it will go well in a level 2-3 quiz on functions.

The point-to-line distance formula is

slightlyoverused though, so maybe there are some problems that are a little more fun. ;)For instance, this problem uses the point-to-line distance but in an intriguing way: https://brilliant.org/problems/coupled-lines and this problem also stretches the brain a little bit: https://brilliant.org/problems/possible-right-triangles :)

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Thanks, Andrew. I'll surely come up with more challenging lines & points. ;)

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Demented Derivatives

Hello @Andrew Ellinor here is my submission .....

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However, it is not a problem from the Party Listing topics, good problem though. Please check the topic listing for the party before submitting the problems for the party. Thanks!

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