SETTER: Ajinkya TESTER: Akash , Jingbo

December Easy' 18 RATED CONTEST

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OPENS AT: Dec 09, 2018, 09:30 AM

CLOSES ON: Dec 09, 2018, 12:30 PM



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Easy is a series of HackerEarth’s beginner-level challenges that are hosted on the first weekend of every month. The purpose of this challenge is to help beginners hone their coding skills in a language of their choice. Easy is a rated contest and is open for everyone to participate.

December Easy’18 focuses on 5 algorithmic programming questions. You have 3 hours to solve these on Dec 09, 2018 IST.

A big shout out to the problem setter Ajinkya Parab and the testers Akash Sharma, and Jingbo Shang.

Prizes and T-shirts are given to top participants with ratings <1600 (beginners).

Terms and conditions

  • In order to be able to claim your prizes, your HackerEarth profile must be more than 60% complete.
  • The prizes will be disbursed in the Mid of January 2019.
  • Ratings will be updated in each programmer's user profile 5 days after the challenge ends.
  • If Hackerearth subjects you to plagiarism, you will not be eligible to claim your prizes.

Here's some trivia about an event that took place in the month of December.

Two days after the challenge, The Solutions and editorials will be posted on the challenge page. Stay tuned!


There are great prizes to be won

First Prize

USD 75 - Amazon gift card 

Second prize

USD 50 - Amazon gift card 

Third prize

USD 25 - Amazon gift card 


HackerEarth T shirts for top 10 Indian participants with ratings less than 1600


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