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By t3j, history, 7 weeks ago, In English

Hellow, I am beginner in sport of competitive programming, so my question is that should I see the test-cases if I get wrong answer on some test(during practice of course)? Is it good or bad practice ? Or should I constantly try to solve without looking at test-cases?

 
 
 
 
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i too have the same doubt

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I am a relative beginner too, but I think it depends upon the number of wrong answers you get. For the first 5-8 times, you should recheck your code, and keep finding test cases that fail your program (and update the code accordingly). But if you have recieved, maybe 10 or so wrong answers, then you can check the test case.

I think Codeforces should hide the test cases, it is very tempting to see the test cases early on.

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NO,it makes u habit of seeing the tc.The adverse effect shows in contest when tcs are hidden . Earlier,i also watch tcs but from past 2 months i dont thats why my rating show some increament.However, i am still newbie but i am closed to pupil

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Coin have two face sometime problem statements don't make sense so in that case Testcase may help you to understand the Problem.