1,441
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1,441
Submissions
15,584
Mentoring Discussions
41

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58 active practice exercises
Started
Attempts
Completions
Mentoring requests
Hello World Hello World
948
1,428 (avg. 1.5)
762 (80.4%)
0 (0.0%)
Two Fer Two Fer
540
3,811 (avg. 7.1)
193 (35.7%)
12 (2.2%)
Reverse String Reverse String
225
989 (avg. 4.4)
133 (59.1%)
6 (2.7%)
Raindrops Raindrops
114
671 (avg. 5.9)
96 (84.2%)
5 (4.4%)
Rna Transcription Rna Transcription
85
847 (avg. 10.0)
70 (82.4%)
1 (1.2%)
Leap Leap
78
350 (avg. 4.5)
65 (83.3%)
1 (1.3%)
Scrabble Score Scrabble Score
53
701 (avg. 13.2)
48 (90.6%)
1 (1.9%)
Hamming Hamming
41
637 (avg. 15.5)
37 (90.2%)
0 (0.0%)
Acronym Acronym
46
284 (avg. 6.2)
37 (80.4%)
1 (2.2%)
Allergies Allergies
36
580 (avg. 16.1)
23 (63.9%)
1 (2.8%)
Pangram Pangram
25
178 (avg. 7.1)
24 (96.0%)
0 (0.0%)
Grains Grains
26
251 (avg. 9.7)
24 (92.3%)
2 (7.7%)
Series Series
28
263 (avg. 9.4)
26 (92.9%)
2 (7.1%)
Resistor Color Duo Resistor Color Duo
29
165 (avg. 5.7)
26 (89.7%)
1 (3.4%)
Largest Series Product Largest Series Product
24
343 (avg. 14.3)
21 (87.5%)
0 (0.0%)
Etl Etl
27
318 (avg. 11.8)
20 (74.1%)
0 (0.0%)
Rotational Cipher Rotational Cipher
20
162 (avg. 8.1)
15 (75.0%)
1 (5.0%)
Queen Attack Queen Attack
19
82 (avg. 4.3)
18 (94.7%)
1 (5.3%)
Matching Brackets Matching Brackets
23
252 (avg. 11.0)
19 (82.6%)
1 (4.3%)
Triangle Triangle
20
94 (avg. 4.7)
19 (95.0%)
1 (5.0%)
Armstrong Numbers Armstrong Numbers
19
99 (avg. 5.2)
19 (100.0%)
0 (0.0%)
Protein Translation Protein Translation
17
118 (avg. 6.9)
16 (94.1%)
0 (0.0%)
Bob Bob
21
317 (avg. 15.1)
17 (81.0%)
3 (14.3%)
Space Age Space Age
19
100 (avg. 5.3)
19 (100.0%)
0 (0.0%)
Secret Handshake Secret Handshake
17
77 (avg. 4.5)
17 (100.0%)
1 (5.9%)
Darts Darts
19
45 (avg. 2.4)
17 (89.5%)
1 (5.3%)
Gigasecond Gigasecond
15
91 (avg. 6.1)
12 (80.0%)
0 (0.0%)
Sum Of Multiples Sum Of Multiples
17
88 (avg. 5.2)
15 (88.2%)
2 (11.8%)
Prime Factors Prime Factors
15
78 (avg. 5.2)
15 (100.0%)
0 (0.0%)
Beer Song Beer Song
15
99 (avg. 6.6)
15 (100.0%)
0 (0.0%)
Grade School Grade School
13
135 (avg. 10.4)
12 (92.3%)
0 (0.0%)
Robot Simulator Robot Simulator
15
229 (avg. 15.3)
11 (73.3%)
0 (0.0%)
High Scores High Scores
13
75 (avg. 5.8)
12 (92.3%)
0 (0.0%)
Resistor Color Trio Resistor Color Trio
15
124 (avg. 8.3)
13 (86.7%)
1 (6.7%)
Word Count Word Count
19
153 (avg. 8.1)
14 (73.7%)
0 (0.0%)
All Your Base All Your Base
14
61 (avg. 4.4)
11 (78.6%)
0 (0.0%)
Diamond Diamond
15
83 (avg. 5.5)
11 (73.3%)
0 (0.0%)
Pig Latin Pig Latin
17
158 (avg. 9.3)
12 (70.6%)
0 (0.0%)
Roman Numerals Roman Numerals
16
37 (avg. 2.3)
12 (75.0%)
1 (6.3%)
Wordy Wordy
14
193 (avg. 13.8)
10 (71.4%)
0 (0.0%)
Anagram Anagram
11
43 (avg. 3.9)
10 (90.9%)
0 (0.0%)
Kindergarten Garden Kindergarten Garden
11
30 (avg. 2.7)
8 (72.7%)
0 (0.0%)
Tournament Tournament
10
100 (avg. 10.0)
8 (80.0%)
0 (0.0%)
Matrix Matrix
11
49 (avg. 4.5)
9 (81.8%)
0 (0.0%)
Run Length Encoding Run Length Encoding
13
41 (avg. 3.2)
10 (76.9%)
0 (0.0%)
Atbash Cipher Atbash Cipher
13
49 (avg. 3.8)
11 (84.6%)
0 (0.0%)
Ocr Numbers Ocr Numbers
9
33 (avg. 3.7)
7 (77.8%)
0 (0.0%)
Say Say
9
40 (avg. 4.4)
7 (77.8%)
0 (0.0%)
Affine Cipher Affine Cipher
10
67 (avg. 6.7)
7 (70.0%)
0 (0.0%)
Forth Forth
12
72 (avg. 6.0)
6 (50.0%)
0 (0.0%)
Grep Grep
10
47 (avg. 4.7)
7 (70.0%)
0 (0.0%)
Nth Prime Nth Prime
11
50 (avg. 4.5)
10 (90.9%)
0 (0.0%)
Rectangles Rectangles
7
24 (avg. 3.4)
4 (57.1%)
0 (0.0%)
Variable Length Quantity Variable Length Quantity
7
43 (avg. 6.1)
4 (57.1%)
0 (0.0%)
Two Bucket Two Bucket
8
21 (avg. 2.6)
3 (37.5%)
0 (0.0%)
Knapsack Knapsack
9
23 (avg. 2.6)
5 (55.6%)
0 (0.0%)
List Operations List Operations
11
44 (avg. 4.0)
7 (63.6%)
0 (0.0%)
Change Change
9
42 (avg. 4.7)
5 (55.6%)
0 (0.0%)
46 unimplemented practice exercises
Alphametics Alphametics
Binary Search Binary Search
Book Store Book Store
Bottle Song Bottle Song
Bowling Bowling
Clock Clock
Collatz Conjecture Collatz Conjecture
Complex Numbers Complex Numbers
Connect Connect
Crypto Square Crypto Square
DOT DSL DOT DSL
Difference of Squares Difference of Squares
Dominoes Dominoes
Error Handling Error Handling
Food Chain Food Chain
Go Counting Go Counting
House House
ISBN Verifier ISBN Verifier
Isogram Isogram
Killer Sudoku Helper Killer Sudoku Helper
Luhn Luhn
Meetup Meetup
Minesweeper Minesweeper
Nucleotide Count Nucleotide Count
Palindrome Products Palindrome Products
Pascal's Triangle Pascal's Triangle
Perfect Numbers Perfect Numbers
Phone Number Phone Number
Poker Poker
Proverb Proverb
Pythagorean Triplet Pythagorean Triplet
REST API REST API
Rail Fence Cipher Rail Fence Cipher
Rational Numbers Rational Numbers
Robot Name Robot Name
Saddle Points Saddle Points
Scale Generator Scale Generator
Sieve Sieve
Simple Cipher Simple Cipher
Spiral Matrix Spiral Matrix
State of Tic-Tac-Toe State of Tic-Tac-Toe
Sublist Sublist
Transpose Transpose
Twelve Days Twelve Days
Word Search Word Search
Yacht Yacht
25 foregone practice exercises
Bank Account Bank Account
Binary Search Tree Binary Search Tree
Circular Buffer Circular Buffer
Custom Set Custom Set
D&D Character D&D Character
Flatten Array Flatten Array
Hangman Hangman
Ledger Ledger
Lens Person Lens Person
Linked List Linked List
Markdown Markdown
Micro Blog Micro Blog
POV POV
PaaS I/O PaaS I/O
Parallel Letter Frequency Parallel Letter Frequency
React React
Resistor Color Resistor Color
SGF Parsing SGF Parsing
Satellite Satellite
Simple Linked List Simple Linked List
Square Root Square Root
Strain Strain
Tree Building Tree Building
Zebra Puzzle Zebra Puzzle
Zipper Zipper