Code Jammin

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I just did the Google Code Jam thing. This was the first time ever that I used TopCoder, so I had to spend the first ten minutes just trying to figure out the interface. The first problem for 300 points was something to do with decibels. I took heck of a lot longer to solve this problem than I should.

The second problem was for 600 points and the problem mentioned something about 'topography' but I have no idea what it had got to do with the actual problem. It was an easy problem which is why I am wondering whether I solved it correctly or not! I did get the correct answers for all the 3 examples, though.

I scored 496.11 points and TopCoder says that I am in the 25th position in Division 1.

Update : Looks like I made it to the next round.


Swaroop C H says:

Yash: Too bad you missed the second solution.

yashwanth says:

Hey,that's real cool! I forgot that the problems that you get depends on the room your id is alloted to,when i called you.The two problems in set 6 were also quite simple.I couldnt submit 2nd problem (it was easier than 1st :( ) though i got the soln.