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Everyone else is doing it :D

A few facts about myself: I'm 13 and I love Maths! I study in a school called Raffles Institution. Also, I'm a moderator on Brilliant for a few topics such as Algebra and Number Theory (I don't know whether I'm supposed to reveal this :D)

I'll leave more details to the comments. Have fun! :D

(I hope this works out just like all the rest of the messageboards, which have had great responses (probably because they have loads of followers like Finn Hulse and I only have 350+))

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3 years, 3 months ago

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So what do moderators actually do out there ?

Nishant Sharma - 3 years, 3 months ago

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We help to edit problems for clarity and promote posts to improve the experience for everyone :D

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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And what is raffle institution, is it a big school organization? because most brilliant people from Singapore are in it.Can you explain this?

Mardokay Mosazghi - 3 years, 3 months ago

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Its about midnight now in Singapore, I'll explain tomorrow :D

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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ok got it

Mardokay Mosazghi - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Mardokay Mosazghi Hello :D

In Primary \(6\) (equivalent to Year \(6\)), every student in Singapore has to take an examination known as the PSLE (Primary School Leaving Examination). Subjects such as English, Chinese, Math and Science are covered. The T-score of each student is computed (it's quite complicated because it's the relative score of each student to one another and not simply the sum of all the test scores). In this case, Raffles Institution (and a few other independent schools) are regarded as the 'top-tier' secondary schools out there (Year \(7-12\)) and usually you have to get \(\geq 260\) to gain entry. The top scorer in Singapore (I think) achieved a score of \(275\). I got \(268\) :)

That's why in the Singapore Maths Olympiad, the top \(30\) usually consists of students from RI :)

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh Thanks for the information, what are you tested one, i mean since you are in grade 6? @Victor Loh

Mardokay Mosazghi - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Mardokay Mosazghi I'm in Grade 7.

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh Sorry you didn't get my question, i mean what do you get tested on 6 grade?

Mardokay Mosazghi - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh I too got 268 (((:

Danushan Dayaparan - 3 years, 1 month ago

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@Victor Loh I sense RI will not be No.1 in SMOJ for obvious reasons :D

Joshua Ong - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Joshua Ong Why?

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh I would think Joel Tan would be 1st though.

Joshua Ong - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Joshua Ong He got \(1\) question wrong in \(2\)nd round

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh Question 5 what did he misread as?

Joshua Ong - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Joshua Ong Idk

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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I hope the following comment doesn't become controversial.

YES! I have seen that Brilliant has a lot, almost half of the members from India and SINGAPORE. So, yes, USA, this time, it's Asia winning the race for the love of MATHS.

But yes I think that Brilliant doesn't have a moderator from India. Is there any??

Kartik Sharma - 3 years, 3 months ago

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It's not hard to guess one.

Nishant Sharma - 3 years, 3 months ago

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Sharky Kesa? I don't know for sure.

Yuxuan Seah - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Yuxuan Seah No, I was going to be but mum declined.

Sharky Kesa - 3 years, 2 months ago

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@Sharky Kesa Aww that's sad :(

The latest post in this messageboard in 20 days!

Yuxuan Seah - 3 years, 1 month ago

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Really? Who's he/they? I have some names in my mind who can be...

BTW, celebration time for you!!!!

Kartik Sharma - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Kartik Sharma Why celebation and who's the one from Inde? And BTW-Kartik are you good at french? DO you have it as second language in school?

Krishna Ar - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Krishna Ar Celebration because as you might also be knowing that Djokovic recently defeated Federer in a very exciting match at Wimbledon and Nishant has Djokovic in his profile pic, and so, he must be in joy celebrating his 'icon's' 7th grand slam win.

News apart, ah I liked that Inde[french for India(for those couldn't understand)]. Yes, I have it as a 3rd language in my school but i don't know if I am good at it because the real challenge comes only when talking to a real french guy..

Maintenant, tu sais 4 langues - l'Hindi(je pense), l'anglais, le francais, et Tamil....!!!!!!!

Kartik Sharma - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Kartik Sharma Well I actually watched the whole match. The thrills were clearly visible in the 4th set when FedEx clawed back from a break down to clinch it 7-5. Congrats to Djoker. And about my avatar, I only admire his game. As such I don't support any individual. Do you follow tennis everytime ? How about you @Victor Loh ?

Nishant Sharma - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Nishant Sharma Yes, I do, actually, I follow almost every single sport. But still, I follow tennis, cricket, and football the most and I love to watch the matches. Well, I was a little disappointed in the finals match because I wanted the CLASS to win and after the 4th set, I was very confident about that even but still, I am happy for Djoker and he deserved it. Cheers!!!!

Back to studies(although fully after the WC) and I really want some help especially in Geometry, E&M, and Calculus. being my elder, please advice me something!!!!

Kartik Sharma - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Kartik Sharma I don't think it's the right place to talk about in detail Kartik. For Electricity and Magnetism I'd suggest go for H.C.Verma for concepts and once you done with that get onto I.E.Irodov . BTW which standard are you in now ?

Nishant Sharma - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Nishant Sharma H.C. Verma and IE Irodov, yeah, I have them(one PDF and other book) but don't have much strength to study them regularly, being a 10th grader. BTW, can you suggest me something for Geometry and I hope @Victor Loh also comes in this conversation.

Kartik Sharma - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Kartik Sharma My geometry isn't that good

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh Why(How) did you drop a level in Algebra ?

Nishant Sharma - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh :(

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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Hello Victor XD How's life XD

Charlton Teo - 3 years, 3 months ago

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Lol ok :D

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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Hi Charlton. Could you tell me how all you Raflles' people are uniformly so good at math?

Krishna Ar - 3 years, 3 months ago

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It's not really people in Raffles become good in math, its mainly because people good in math come to Raffles XD

Charlton Teo - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Charlton Teo What is raffles institution?

Mardokay Mosazghi - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Mardokay Mosazghi It's a school :D Refer to my other comment.

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh Are you sure you are 13? ^^

Joshua Ong - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Joshua Ong Fine 12.5 :/

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh Dude, you're the same age as me. :D

Sharky Kesa - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Sharky Kesa me toooooooooo!!!

Parth Lohomi - 3 years, 1 month ago

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@Parth Lohomi ME TOO

Math Man - 3 years ago

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@Sharky Kesa In your profile it is 14.

Anuj Shikarkhane - 2 years, 11 months ago

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@Sharky Kesa I think you're a few days older than me (I saw it in some other comment but I forgot) but anyway when's your birthday?

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh Dec 5, yours?

Sharky Kesa - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Sharky Kesa 15 may

Parth Lohomi - 3 years, 1 month ago

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@Sharky Kesa Nov 28 XD

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh @Sharky Kesa

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh LOL, you're 1 week older than me.

Sharky Kesa - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Sharky Kesa im 6 months older B-)

Charlton Teo - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Charlton Teo Youth is beast. :D XD O_o (Emoticon spam) :) <:~)

Sharky Kesa - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh EDIT: I just realised I was being blind.

Joshua Ong - 3 years, 3 months ago

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Great Victor Loh congrats for becoming brilliant moderator.After all you are a great brillantir.

Mardokay Mosazghi - 3 years, 3 months ago

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Wow! That's news to me. How did you become a moderator??

Krishna Ar - 3 years, 3 months ago

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Please reshare this note :D

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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Sure. Done. And will you please follow me!?

Krishna Ar - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Krishna Ar Oh I thought I was following you all the while, but sure! I love your 'daily' problems :D

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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@Victor Loh Thank you very much :)

Krishna Ar - 3 years, 3 months ago

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Calvin sent me an invitation via email :)

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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Hi Victor! Sorry about the false claim on Calvin Lin's Messageboard but I really wanted somehow to get the criterion(a) for becoming a moderator so could you fill me in?

Danushan Dayaparan - 3 years, 1 month ago

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@Suyeon Khim What is the deal with this moderator stuff? I was absent for a month or so, so I don't know. Please fill me in!

Finn Hulse - 3 years, 2 months ago

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@Finn Hulse @Daniel Liu @Daniel Chiu and many others, are you moderators too? :D

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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I was going to be but Mum said no.

Sharky Kesa - 3 years, 3 months ago

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Awwww D:

Victor Loh - 3 years, 3 months ago

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I don't know how to become one.

!?!?!?!

Finn Hulse - 3 years, 2 months ago

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You get chosen to be a nominee for moderator. You can accept or decline.

Sharky Kesa - 3 years, 2 months ago

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@Sharky Kesa Oh. (single tear)

Finn Hulse - 3 years, 2 months ago

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@Sharky Kesa Yay... Australia won CWC '15 too beast and that Aussie friend who Victor Loh always referred to on Slack? That was me! :D

Danushan Dayaparan - 2 years, 5 months ago

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@Danushan Dayaparan Oh, hi!

Sharky Kesa - 2 years, 5 months ago

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@Sharky Kesa Well, Shane Watson was out o' form... Um let me see... Steve Smith and Mitchell Starc were exceedingly exceptional! What else... Michael Clarke got a brilliant send-off in the finals That's all I can say! :P

Danushan Dayaparan - 2 years, 5 months ago

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Hi :)

Azhaghu Roopesh M - 2 years, 7 months ago

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Lol Hi Victor

Kaitlyn Lee - 3 years, 2 months ago

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O.o hi

Victor Loh - 3 years, 2 months ago

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