Hello, Codeforces!

We are happy to invite you to **TheForces Round #34 (ABC-Forces)**, which will take place on **Sep/17/2024 17:35 (Moscow time)**

**What is TheForces Round?**

You will have **135 minutes** to solve **7 problems**.

The round is **TheForces rated**! After the round you can find your rating changes here.

Prizes: the participant in the $$$i$$$th place will receive $$$2^{3-i}$$$ dollars $$$(1 \leq i \leq 3)$$$ as a prize. In addition, we will randomly select $$$\lfloor \frac{p}{30} \rfloor$$$ lucky participants and give each of them $$$1$$$ dollar as a prize, where $$$p$$$ is the number of participants. Please actively participate :)

For more details about TheForces Prize, read the above spoiler and join TheForces!

Problems are authored and prepared by wuhudsm, PROELECTRO444, EyadBT, Yugandhar_Master, SpyrosAliv, Banis, heyyyankit, Ahmed_Jamal_Sultan, Binary_Thinker.

We would like to thank our army of testers: Little_Sheep_Yawn, Error_Yuan, Rideris, sai-17, beyondpluto, xksark, _GoDGaMerS_, Ashrayy, almeidaraul, saelcc03, ShaFeiii, subtrahend.

Also we want to thank You for participating in our round.

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**UPD:**

Congrats for the winners!

2 ttamx

3 Rubikun

And $$$3$$$ lucky participants:

(Pls dm wuhudsm for your prize : ) )

As an author and tester, I noted that difference between consecutive perfect squares form an AP series

As a tester, I tested :P

(Also, after the testing when o1mini was released 3 days later. I found out most of the problems are not GPT solvable. Good luck, Have Fun.)

As a tester, I really enjoyed the problem set and found it well-balanced. I hope you all have fun!

Where can I find editorials of the contests?

Here

As a tester, I genuinely learned something during the testing process. Hope you'll enjoy!

As a tester, I would say my problem were not included in this contest :-}

As an author and testerI really enjoyed preparing and testing problems.

Problem author me -_-

I think it will be a nice round!

As an author and tester, the problems are really cool

As a tester, this is my first tested round. Thank you TheForces ^-^

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first time

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first time

Only solved 3 problem last TheForces round, looking to perform better this time.

Looking forward to your participation ;)

Kindly reminder: contest will start soon :)

As a prize winner, I really enjoyed the problems. Also, I did receive my prize C:MinaMagdy1 Shakil17 zesty Congratulations!