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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?

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MiriamPitt5

thanks a lot for these answers!

1 year ago

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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.

1 year ago
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