I worked on a math project for the first half of this year, so I was thinking about the issues posed by this Quora question:

**Do I need to be good in math to do competitive programming?** (answer)

Programming competitions are not math competitions, so they don’t usually focus on tricky math problems, and they don’t require the same level of math puzzle expertise. But the right math preparation can definitely make things easier.

*Why is this post so short? Find the answer, and links to a blog table of contents, at A Summer 2019 Experiment.*