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Equations not shown, as if there is a problem with Mathjax

Today, I wrote an answer to this question. After posting the answer, it looks like this: As you can see, the equations $ ( 1 ) $ and $ ( 2 ) $ are not shown properly, while equation $ ( 0 ) $ is. The ...
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Should duplicate PSQs be closed as duplicates?

Usually once or twice a day in the close queue, I find a question that is a PSQ (Problem Statement Question) and also a duplicate. Sometimes another reviewer explicitly links to the dupe, other times ...
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Bounty and visibility for low-rep users

I asked a question this month, and it didn't get much attention. I tried bumping it two times by adding a tag and by editing the title for something more fitting, but it still didn't draw much more ...
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Deletion of question

https://math.stackexchange.com/q/3849893/792431 Why question with above link has been deleted? This question was asked in ISI UGA 2009 EXAM.
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Merge request of two almost-identical answers

The answers https://math.stackexchange.com/a/831870/290189 and https://math.stackexchange.com/a/831830/290189 contain the same math equations with the same variables. The logic is the same, only the ...
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Etiquette of letting a bounty expire on a question with an upvoted but incomplete answer?

I posted a question on math.SE a few weeks back, which received a fair bit of attention and some promising leads in the comments but no clear answers. I posted a +100 bounty on the question, and ...
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When asking: Should I explain my reasoning so far?

In Are all product topologies/spaces over real numbers Euclidean spaces? I asked the "simple" question whether all product spaces (not inner product space) over real numbers are Euclidean ...
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A question with five self-deleted answers [closed]

I came across How to solve this trigonomectric equation $2^{\lvert\sin x\rvert} + 2^{\lvert\cos x\rvert} = 3$?, and the five self-deleted answers shock me. In my opinion, although there is little ...
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Hype compromises effort

Recently I have been noticing a trend in the types of questions that are upvoted. I have concluded that questions that seem to be tough(tough in this context means that many users are not able to ...
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Thanks! (Gratitude Post)

I just want to say how grateful I am for everyone on this forum. I don't get around to answering others questions nearly as often as I would like to. As I continue to pursue my study of Mathematics ...
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Pinging the author of a deleted comment

In the comments under the question Prove $\sqrt{\frac{a}{a+b}}+\sqrt{\frac{b}{b+c}}+\sqrt{\frac{c}{c+a}}\gt1$, I found the notorious four-word question that I flagged. It's automatically removed as ...
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How to search for duplicate of this classic complex analysis question?

Aim A quick search for duplicates. Question If $|f(z) |\leq 1 + |z|$, show that $f(z) = az + b$ is a recently-posted question. I tried to search for its duplicates on Approach0 but I didn't manage to ...
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Linear algebra homework help please? [closed]

I put my attempts at this problem underneath each of the four statements. Can I get feedback on whether my answers are correct, or in the right direction? Thanks! Tx̅ = Ty̅ --> x̅ = y̅, where x̅, ...
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Question ban after two questions [closed]

Net-score -4, one question closed, two total negative-voted questions. I don't understand how this warrants a question ban; is this an error? I also don't see why this question warranted closure or a -...
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Mysterious loss of reputation

I have recently noticed that I lose some 2-10 reputation points every day (been going on for about a week). I disregarded it because it was a very small amount and I used to think that my edits would ...
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GRE advice/resource questions

Why is this GRE Subject Test - Past Papers, Books, Advice off-topic but that recommending books for GRE math subject test on-topic? Edit: How could the former question be improved to become on-topic/...
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Is there a page explaining how to use the search function? [duplicate]

I've been around here for a while, but I never really learned how to use the search function. I know there is a page introducing new users to LaTeX. Is there also a new page introducing users to the ...
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Question closed as a duplicate, link points to question closed as a duplicate

This question about an isomorphism between a localization and a quotient of a polynomial ring was properly closed as a duplicate. However, the question identified as the duplicate is this, which was ...
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How can we get the list of users who ignored us?

I talk in chat many times but even though there are several people in the chat, few or none reply. I think they ignored me (yes, it could be my fault, this question is not at all blaming those people)....
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Bounties don't last long enough

I've personally been involved in one, two, three questions with bounties which were effectively awarded plus two that were placed and not answered. Twice answering and thrice asking. And each time ...
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Bad display of preview of a question

My question Example of $f \in K[x]$ solvable by radicals but having a root inexpressible only by coefficients of $f$ and +, -, *, /, $\sqrt[n]{...}$ has a bad preview display (checked in various ...
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Cleaned up a mess of a question for user just to have it deleted

Is there anything to stop the users from deleting their cleaned up posts? I completely cleaned up this post https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/3916570/show-that-nt1-1re-alpha-ntnt-is-equivalent-...
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How come we got rid of the tag 'coin' but not 'dice', 'poker', etc?

Sounds like the tags dice, poker and coin just fall under probability (or I guess 'permutations' or 'combinations'). I recall we got rid of coin some years ago. eg this Expected Value : Poker I think ...
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Bias towards closing very elementary questions

I have just obtained my "cast close and reopen votes" privilege and with it the responsibility to review the corresponding queue. In doing so I have noticed a strong bias towards closing ...
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Is there a convention for whether or not you should vote to close old questions?

This post from 2014 was closed today. I saw it in the 'close votes' queue, but skipped it because I don't know what the convention is (if any) for posts that are so old. If that post was posted ...
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Review audit on my post. Reviewer is Community♦ [duplicate]

I looked at one of my old posts and saw that it was used in a review audit. Here is a link to the audit. Rather than an actual person being the reviewer, it appears that the reviewer is Community♦. ...
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Should jokes on the comments be flagged?

I see a lot of people making jokes at the comments with some getting a lot of upvotes. Shouldn't this types of comments be flagged? My feeling is that this belongs to "It's no longer needed" ...
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Early results venue?

Not sure if this is appropriate but there were similar questions that I checked so I'll try. I've been working on a known problem in the number theory and may have an interesting early result. The ...
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Reaching question limit problem

Recently I would like to ask a question but it showed up "I've reached the question limit", what should I do to remove my ban?
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If I ask a question and it gets a lot of down votes, should I delete it or leave it up?

If I have 3 downvotes on a post should I delete it or should I edit it? What should I do?
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Repeated question bug?

I just posted a question, when I was posting something happened and the site shown an error without any description. I clicked “send” again, the same error appeared. I refreshed the page, tried to ...
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Can you copy MathJax Tex source from rendered MathJax object when showMathMenu is set to false? [closed]

I am trying to get the latex source of some equations on a web page for which the showMathMenu MathJax option is set to false. When I select a rendered MathJax equation, copy it, and then paste it, ...
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What should I do with this question?

I asked this question awhile ago: Is this a correct natural deduction proof? I naively did not account for the deduction system I was using not being used much broadly speaking. A good answer was ...
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Should I edit the question, or delete it and repost the question?

I am speaking on reference to this question :- In $\Delta ABC,$ side $AC$ and the perpendicular bisector of $BC$ meet at $D$, where $BD$ bisects $\angle ABC$. The Problem is that others had discussed ...
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Formatting bug on main site and probably all MathJax enabled sites.

The bug is about the >! spoiler maker. Consider these screenshots (Click to maximise): Here is the code to recreate the bug: ...
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Asking links of MSE questions and references

I am still new in MSE,and still learning how to use MSE properly. Sorry in advance. MSE has really nice Elementary number theory questions and so many nice elementary diophantine equation , and since ...
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How do I determine whether a question meets the Mathematics Stack Exchange guidelines? [duplicate]

What's different ?? Why does the 1st one meet Mathematics Stack Exchange guidelines while the 2nd one doesn't?
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Why don't my gold badges show up in my profile?

In my Badges list, I have 1 gold badge (Famous Question). In the "select your next badge" popup it said I have earned only one gold badge (Electorate), and the Famous Question badge doesn't ...
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Trouble displaying profile pictures

For a few days I am noticing that the profile picture of many users is not displayed correctly. I see alot. Yesterday I had terrible internet connection, so I thought it was me. But it is still there....
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Closing a question I think has merit. [duplicate]

I am concerned that a question was closed recently due in large part to the asker not being a native English speaker. Here is the question: Explicit realization of Eilenberg-MacLane spaces and TOP/PL ...
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Authorship in Citation of Community Wiki Answers

I recently posted a question which was answered in the comments. I asked the author of the comment if they would like to post it as an answer, but since they didn't after several days I paraphrased ...
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What to do in re flagging and wrong answers? [duplicate]

Spin-off of: What's to be done about a wrong answer that is not edited or deleted? I thought we're not supposed to flag wrong answers flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, ...
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What's to be done about a wrong answer that is not edited or deleted? [duplicate]

Federico Fallucca's answer here contains an error Set of branch points isn't discrete, but branch points are isolated? as pointed out by Moishe Kohan what is written about branch points is plain ...
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Suspicious downvotes [closed]

So recently I posted an answer to a fresh question. In some few seconds, another person added their answer very similar to mine. Since I was ahead of them, I received some upvotes. Suddenly I began to ...
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How does this suggested edit “address the author of the post”? [duplicate]

Suggested edit: https://math.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/1483208 Rejection reason: This edit was intended to address the author of the post and makes no sense as an edit. It should have ...
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Should special editing tips and Sandbox Links be added to the MathJax Help page?

Addendum-1 added as response to some of the comments. Should the following information be added to the MathJax Help page? Start of Information Here are some miscellaneous resources/shortcuts for ...
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How can I create a specific math expression on mathSE [duplicate]

This meta-query discusses the following question: Q1: How can I create a specific mathematical expression in a mathSE query? Edit Insert Much of the information that a user would want is contained in ...
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Is there a 'polite amount' to put up as a bounty for someone else's question?

Every now and again I see a question that I would like to know the answer to but don't know how to solve. I don't mind offering bounties but since I don't have a ton of rep, I'm wondering if a bounty ...
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Mobile phone Latex/MathJax not showing in..

Is there a way to see full symbols in Titles and Comments using equations and expressions? Thanks.
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People behavior in math.stackexchange [duplicate]

I was struggling with a math problem and just went to send it to math.stackexchange in order to check my answer. but I see tsunami of condescension and arrogance. some people targeting the question ...

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