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This question of mine was formulated quite badly I believe. So, I edited it, and it is now very different, however, still asks the same question. Someone has commented on it, and someone has submitted an answer to it (the answer not answering my question, but probably answering what my badly formulated question previously implied). Because of that, I wonder if there may be problems with me deleting that question.

I want to delete it and re-post the edited version, so that it can gain more attention, now in its more polished state. Is this okay?

Note: I have already edited the original question, so if I post a new one without deleting the old one, I would be creating a duplicate.

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    $\begingroup$ It would be helpful if you posted a link to the question. $\endgroup$ – Matt Samuel Jan 8 at 17:34
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    $\begingroup$ Why not edit the original post to improve it? This has been asked before. I will search for it, but this is a duplicate question, and the answer is NO. If you want to improve a question, improve the one you want to delete. Has anyone yet answered the question? because deleting a question already answered is inappropriate. $\endgroup$ – amWhy Jan 8 at 17:40
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    $\begingroup$ @MattSamuel Sorry, of course, I forgot to add the hyperlink $\endgroup$ – A. Kvåle Jan 8 at 17:41
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    $\begingroup$ Given your link, you already have received an upvoted answer. So you likely cannot delete your question. It is never good practice to try and do a "do over": deleting a question to "do over" a separate post. I would suggest that in editing the existing post, you acknowledge the original question and clearly indicate in what ways you have edited it. $\endgroup$ – amWhy Jan 8 at 17:45
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    $\begingroup$ If you ask a question, and a user answers it, and then you realize that the question you asked was not the question you meant to ask, don't make an edit invalidating the answer, and don't delete the question. Instead, accept the answer, and post as a new question the question you meant to ask. $\endgroup$ – Gerry Myerson Jan 8 at 22:17
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    $\begingroup$ @GerryMyerson This is something I did think about, but it dawned on me a bit too late. However, it turns out that this person actually did answer my question, and it was me who misinterpreted their answer. However, my original post was still badly worded; but yeah, issue evaded, lesson learned and everything went okay. Still have the task of properly understand their answer though; I'm an amateur mathematician dabbling with concepts more complex than what my knowledge basis permits. $\endgroup$ – A. Kvåle Jan 8 at 22:21
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    $\begingroup$ @A.Kvåle I think nearly every mathematician feels that last sentence at some point or another. $\endgroup$ – Don Thousand Jan 8 at 22:22
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    $\begingroup$ @DonThousand Well it's nice to hear I'm not alone. I'm trying to grasp generatingfunctionology, which is a way to answer what a sequence amounts to, but without an actual concrete answer (I am quite lost). $\endgroup$ – A. Kvåle Jan 8 at 22:42

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