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By codex666, history, 2 months ago, In English

Hi all, I am determined to give my full effort to prepare for CodeJam next year. I have about four months. What is the difficulty level compared to codeforces for each of qualifications + Round 1,2,3,4? Compared with codeforces div2 and div1? Also what are the important topics in order of priority I should prepare. Thank you all

 
 
 
 
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2 months ago, # |
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I suggest you go and simply look at old problems if you want to find out what topics and difficulties there are.

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    I don't want to look at them yet. I want to prepare and attack them at the last month. That's why I am asking here for any experienced opinions.

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      That's reasonable, but there are plenty of archive problems going back to 2008. On top of that, each year has 3 different Round 1 problemsets and presumably Round 1 is where you'd want to start your focus. Looking at 2 or 3 should be enough to gauge problem difficulty.

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I think preparing for CodeJam is very weird. You should have enough experience. It's like preparing for the next CF Round.