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strengthening fast

usually if you strengthen you strengthen if you get five answers or more right by the time your time is up. But sometimes, you get something gold if you just have two answers correct! Why is this like that?

July 27, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ikuusi

This will depend on how many weak words you have in the skill. Skills with more weak words will take a longer time to strengthen.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/b05aplmun.ca

The system calculates the strength of a skill by the average strength of the words in a skill. That means that even a couple of questions might edge your average up enough to regild the skill.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MiriamPitt5

thanks a lot for these answers!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/piguy3

I've seen things go back to gold plenty of times with just one right answer. I've also often seen it take 4 or 5 go's all the way to 20. Just depends how decayed things are. They stay gold longer the more you do.

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