That will depend on the problem. In Primary, the team may always ask questions. In divisions 1, 2, and 3, nearly all problems permit asking questions during the “thinking” time, and many also permit the team to ask questions during solution time. Some problems require the team to solve the problem without talking, either to each other or to the judges. Teams should practice all of the variations that they and their coaches can think of.
In Spontaneous, can the team ask the judges questions to clarify the problem?
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