We've recently made an accessibility improvement to the community and therefore posts without any content are no longer allowed. Please use the spoiler feature or add a short message in the message body in order to submit your weekly challenge.
alteryx Community

# Weekly Challenge

Solve the challenge, share your solution and summit the ranks of our Community!

Also available in | Français | Português | Español | 日本語
###### IDEAS WANTED

We're actively looking for ideas on how to improve Weekly Challenges and would love to hear what you think!

Submit Feedback

## Challenge #226: Flex-Ability

Alteryx

A solution to last week’s challenge can be found here

Weekly challenges are a great way to experiment with some tools in Designer that you don't normally get to use. They are also a great way to experiment with new methods of solving when you check out the ways other people solved the same challenge. Everyone has their favorite tools and it's easy to have a go-to method when presented with a given challenge.

This week, the challenge is to use some mental flexibility while solving. The dataset provided has x,y coordinates for our Irvine and Broomfield offices. Your challenge is to find 3 different ways of solving the problem: Find the x,y coordinates of the point that lies exactly in the middle of these two offices.

11 - Bolide

Fun challenge to start the week!

Spoiler

(edit 7/27 10:21 CT) video of solution overview::

Spoiler

17 - Castor

Really Fun challenge. Exited to see others approach.

Spoiler

Cheers and Happy Analyzing : )

12 - Quasar
Spoiler
12 - Quasar

Excited to see all the ways to solve this problem!

Spoiler
I added a map for good measure.

16 - Nebula
Spoiler
I overcomplicated my spatial approach.

7 - Meteor

Using Spatial tools for the first time !

Spoiler

8 - Asteroid
Spoiler

The last one got a bit longer!

8 - Asteroid
Spoiler

I could only see how to do this with averaging the points with the summation tool. Looking at the other posted solutions I have now learnt a lot more about spatial objects.

10 - Fireball

This was a very fun challenge to go through!

Although I think my solutions #1 and '2 are very similar... so I will be looking through what others did and see what other approaches are there 🙂

Spoiler

#1 - create points, use summarize to combine two rows, then use spatial info to get the centroid
#2 - similar to the above but use poly build to create a poly line instead, then use spatial info to get the centroid
#3 - reshape the data to have locations as separate columns, find the average for long and lat, reshape the data again for locations to go down the rows and create points