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## Challenge #111: Make a Weekly Challenge Dream Team!

Asteroid

Ughh, I spent a lot of time trying to get it - Alteryx kept giving me some strange errors.

Then finally I disconnected Optimization tool and connected it again. And suddenly everything started to work :-)

Anyway, it was a good exercise to find out how to use Optimization tool

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Asteroid

this was trickier than I had expected, but it was definitely cool to be able to solve a system of hundreds of equations by using the optimize tool.

the tool is definitely not easy to configure, but having this as a reference (translating the equations to the tool inputs) may help!

:-)

Fireball

My solution is pretty similar to many others...

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I recently updated Alteryx Designer, so I haven't jumped through all of the IT hoops yet to get the predictive tools reinstalled. Therefore, I went with the heuristic approach! In this case, it yields the same results as the optimal solution.

Asteroid

Really great challenge to learn how to use the optimization tool!  I am glad others posted a link to the Fantasy Baseball example to be able to better understand what the inputs to the Optimization tool needed to be.  It was very helpful.

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Asteroid

Hi! Here my solution :)

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Alteryx Certified Partner

First time using the Optimization tool and definitely won't be the last!

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Asteroid

My solution attached.

This challenge is very similar to the baseball player lineup one in the past, but simpler.

Optimization tool rocks!

Pulsar
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At first, I was going to try all of the combinations of people and scores/prices, but that was taking wayyyyyyy too long...

So I tried a different route. I definitely relied heavily on this tool mastery to help solve this one!

It's crazy to think that just one year ago, when this challenge was originally posted, I had only done 12 challenges! Now I'm on my way to 100% completion!

Asteroid

Hope to be drafted one of these days!

Asteroid

My solution attached. First time trying the optimization tool! Had to 'cheat' and look at how others configured it.