Although Mathematics.SE meta seems like a better location to ask this, apparently I don't have enough points to post there so... Is this the correct site for posting logical proofs in hopes of getting feedback on any errors in the proofs?

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    $\begingroup$ Feel free to ask your questions. Someone who is familiar with this topic will take the time to answer you. $\endgroup$
    – user175343
    Oct 12, 2015 at 23:58
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    $\begingroup$ It is not very clear what you mean by "posting logical proofs". In general, you will find this site more useful if you ask about mathematical concepts rather than asking "here is a proof, please verify it." It turns out to be quite difficult to say much about a particular incorrect proof besides where it goes wrong, but much easier to talk about things that are correct. And there is very little that can be said about a correct proof. $\endgroup$ Oct 13, 2015 at 1:01
  • $\begingroup$ You wrote that: "Mathematics.SE meta seems like a better location to ask this." Meta is definitely not a place for questions asking for critique of your proof. You should read What's meta and also this detailed answer. $\endgroup$ Oct 13, 2015 at 10:05
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    $\begingroup$ Just to clarify: Are you asking whether meta.math.SE is a good place for asking questions about proofs? Or are you asking whether math.SE is a good place for asking questions about proofs? (The way it is phrased now seems a bit confusing. You wrote that "meta seems a better place to ask this". You wrote this before your post was migrated to meta. And it is not clear whether "this" refers to "this particular question" - which is now on meta - or whether "this" refers to "this type of questions".) $\endgroup$ Oct 13, 2015 at 10:09
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    $\begingroup$ And I probably should have added links to some older related posts on meta, which might answer your question: Best way of asking “check my proof” questions and Questions that Ask to Verify Solution to Problem. So current policy is that such questions are allowed. I should also add that this policy might change in the future, see the related discussion here. $\endgroup$ Oct 13, 2015 at 11:52
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    $\begingroup$ It seems quite evident to me that the poster meant to ask whether math.se is a good place to ask such questions, but wanted to ask this question on meta.math.se and meant to say that he could not due to his lack of reputation/points. $\endgroup$
    – dreamer
    Oct 15, 2015 at 14:41


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