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Python: 2

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I'm learning C++ now.

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C++++, but they post linguistic stats after each competition

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Can somebody please post these problems? I

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Here

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Thanks! :)

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i did bronze. #1 (combo) was trivial, #2 (milktemp) i brute forced, #3 i didn't really try. as you can see I'm really bad at programming.

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I also did bronze. #1 was easy, like you said; #2 I also brute forced but later I was shown a better sol; #3 I found a good solution to.

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I'm sorta surprised you guys didn't try #3; what did you find hard about it? Organizing the adjective strings? Efficiency?

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eh maybe there is i kind of forgot the problem

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Ah shoot, I messed up on #1 because I assumed things that made the problem too easy. 400 is okay; maybe next time!

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I did silver. 1. I use DP (not actual DP) but it is more likely a binary search. 2. I use priority

queue structure data, 2 looping (beginning->end, end->beginning) 3. I use 2 states DP (positionnow,position_last). Again, 2 times (beginning->end, end->beginning)Anyone did the silver?

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Yay results!

I got 667 in Bronze (yay promotion).

1: I hoped I would get it perfect, but failed tests 2 and 3 darn.

2: I thought I might get it perfect, but timed out tests 9 and 10.

3: I knew I would timeout later cases and get earlier ones, but I wonder why I failed test 4.

Also, I used java.

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Congrats! I got 800 in bronze because 6 of the 30 programs timed out. I should've been more efficient on my #3, I had all the time in the world! >:O

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Good job! You probably did the same thing on #2 as me.

Yeah, I was sitting around eating dinner in the last hour. I should have fixed those cases in #1 where $N<5$ (2 and 3) and I might have been able to improve #3.

If I missed one more case, I would not have gotten promoted, whew!

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Bronze #1 (derp, I thought about PIE but I thought it would be too complex) (OOP FTW):

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Bronze #2:

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Bronze #3 (observation: the optimal temperature would be at least one cow's lower temperature):

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I think your observation was for #2.

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http://www.expert5th.in/packers-and-movers-pune/

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http://www.expert5th.in/packers-and-movers-bangalore/

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http://www.expert5th.in/packers-and-movers-pune/

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http://www.expert5th.in/packers-and-movers-bangalore/

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Bronze. 1 was trivial. 2 was easy if I didn't spend 1 hour doodling. I didn't have time to attempt 3. Overall, a disappointing performance.

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I only solved #1. :'(

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