1. How is the score of a class computed?
The score of a class is the average of scores of the students in the class. This ensures that classes do not have an advantage by simply having more number of participants. For details on how students earn points, please check contest rules
2. What is 'best 4 weeks' score?
As per the stipulated rules of the contest, the winning classrooms will be determined by considering the scores in their best 4 weeks (highest score) out of the 7 weeks of the contest. This is done to ensure all classrooms, even those which started participating well after the contest had started, have a chance of winning. The scores of a classroom in their best 4 weeks will be added up to determine this score. This score will be computed at the end of each week, 5th week onwards
3. What happens when a student account is removed from the class?
The points of the student are no longer considered while calculating the class score. Therefore the overall score as well as the score for the current week are likely to be affected. The scores of the previous weeks are not altered in any case.
4. What happens when a student account is added to the class in the middle of the contest?
The overall score and the score of the currently week will be affected as the new student account will be included in the computations. The scores of the previous weeks are not altered in any case.
5. What happens when a student moves from class to another
The student moves along with this points. This means that the scores of student's current classroom will go down and the scores of his future classroom will go up. As mentioned in the previous answers, this will affect the overall score as well as the current week's score. Scores of previous weeks are not altered in any case.
6. Are there any other criteria for determination of winners?
There must be at least 8 students in the classroom for it to be eligible for a prize. In addition the average accuracy of the class must be over 70% in at least 4 weeks of the contest.