I had made one Edit Suggestion to this Question, but it was rejected.
I was wondering whether I was mistaken and the Edit is wrong. Hence, I then made the same Edit Suggestion via Comment and OP incorporated the Edit !

It seems my Edit Suggestion was indeed valid. But why then was it rejected ?

It is not wording or formatting issue which is mostly Opinion or subjective.

It was a factually "incorrect" Part in the Post, which was "corrected" by my Edit.

Where it was "CP is the set of coprime integers", I suggested "CP is the set of PAIRS of coprime integers", because there is no concept of "set of coprime integers".

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    $\begingroup$ The original poster making an edit based on your comment does not mean your comment was correct; only that they agreed with it. Likewise, a reviewer rejecting your edit doesn't mean it was 'wrong' (which could be any of wrong, ineffective, unhelpful or something else); only that they felt your edit wasn't good enough. Unless a reviewer of your proposed edit cares to answer, you (and we) will never know why it was rejected. $\endgroup$
    – postmortes
    Jul 4 at 14:39
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    $\begingroup$ I will include a link to the suggested edit. It is worth mentioning that the owner of the post can override the decision made by other reviewers - as you can read in the FAQ post: How do suggested edits work? $\endgroup$ Jul 4 at 14:55
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    $\begingroup$ One factor could have been the BOLDALLCAPS. But I guess it should have been Improved $\endgroup$ Jul 4 at 14:57
  • $\begingroup$ I used BOLDALLCAPS PAIRS, to Emphasize the Change, which might otherwise look like no change or minor change; But you are right, that could be the Issue! @CalvinKhor $\endgroup$
    – Prem
    Jul 4 at 15:01
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    $\begingroup$ @Prem as you can see from the suggested edit link, your changes are highlighted. So it shouldn't be necessary to bold $\endgroup$ Jul 4 at 15:03
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    $\begingroup$ Note that when a suggested edit is rejected by Reviewers, the OP is notified of the rejection and given an opportunity to override the rejection vote and accept the edit (or improve it). $\endgroup$
    – hardmath
    Jul 4 at 17:24
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    $\begingroup$ As one of those who rejected the edit, I'll tell you my reason. The set CP is defined later in the very same sentence: the addition of another word doesn't help explain to the reader what's going on. Edits, IMO, have to add more than this. $\endgroup$ Jul 4 at 18:25


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