Could Brilliant employ an onscreen sketchpad that can draw on the problem (not permanently) to help show work and stuff like that? I was just working on a couple of geometry problems, and I realized that an immensely powerful tool would be a sketchpad widget/function thing! One of the best ways to solve geometry problems, and any type of problems for that matter, is to mark up the diagram and the problem. Another creative idea would be a built in Geometer's Sketchpad for Brilliant for problem-writers. It would be yet another factor to set Brilliant apart from all other online math websites. Tell me what you guys think! :D

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Kinda of like the sketchpad that can be found on Khan Academy, right? – Daniel Liu · 3 years, 3 months ago

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– Finn Hulse · 3 years, 3 months ago

Exactly like that! Especially the line-striaghtening feature! :DLog in to reply

– Sharky Kesa · 3 years, 3 months ago

I would like this.Log in to reply

– Shreya R · 3 years, 3 months ago

yaa.... It could also be there on the problem creating part so that we need not insert paint files.... saves a lot of time- specially the time for searching the paper and pen!Log in to reply

– Daniel Liu · 3 years, 3 months ago

I myself use a type of math typesetting called Asymptote Vector Graphics Language. However, it is like learning a whole new CS language, so do it only if you're up to it!Log in to reply

– Shreya R · 3 years, 3 months ago

oh..okk. I'll check it out.Log in to reply

I think a standardized math sketchpad would a great thing for Brilliant to have. Some of the hardest geometry problems I've seen here were actually drawn on ruled paper with a pencil and a picture of it uploaded. I end up having to do a lot of squinting. – Michael Mendrin · 3 years, 3 months ago

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– Finn Hulse · 3 years, 3 months ago

Yeah, but I'm talking about for problem-solvers, not just writers. Of course, that would be another aspect/advantage. :DLog in to reply

Great idea Finn Hulse this would be brilliant! – Ashtik Mahapatra · 3 years, 3 months ago

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