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How to ask a good question.

How to ask a good question. This thread has advice on the following aspects of writing a good question on this site. Each item in this list links to an answer below about that specific aspect of ...
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FAQ for math.stackexchange

Right now, the faq only contains the boilerplate explanations of the stackoverflow engine, reputation levels, etc. This page serves as an index of other important support questions for the community. ...
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Can my students ask questions in Chinese here, and can I write answers in Chinese?

我想要讓我的抽象代數班級的學生能夠透過網路向我詢問問題, 我可以建置一個私人的社群, 並且讓他們可以在這裡用中文問問題, 並且讓我用中文回答他們嗎? Google translate produces: I want to let my abstract algebra class of students through the Internet to be able to ask me ...
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Gender-neutral pronouns, they, zie, hir

In the answer to Examine function extreme values the user dfeuer used the pronouns "zie" and "hir" which were edited to "they" and "them" by the user Matt (please regard the edit history). Obviously, ...
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Could chatrooms serve as noticeboards?

If there is some information related to this site, which you consider important enough to share with other users, the best way is probably to use meta. But I can imagine some situations when meta ...
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Mathematics in Spanish

Ok, I´m new here. My question is simple. I was searching in Area 51 any proposal about create Mathematics in Spanish, like the proposal of create Stack Overflow in Spanish too, anyone know if the ...
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Answers to questions not asked in English

Recently, I stumbled upon this post, which was posted in Portuguese. When I asked the OP in a comment to restate the question in English, other posters told me that according to this post on Meta, ...
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Asking questions in a language other than English

I know there are some topics about it but I didn't find the the answered of my question. Imagine I want to ask an extremely precise question with a lot shades in one of all possible subjects on ...
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Tag for non-English questions

As per this discussion, users are allowed to ask questions in another language. Would it help to have two tags - "foreign language" (for questions when they are posted) and "translated" (the person ...
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Are most of the SE users American? (And can SE publicise itself more?)

Is there any public data on which nationalities do most SE (dominated by SO) users belong? I was curious because I'm from India. Hardly anyone knows of the site, and I got to know from the net. I ...
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Question about too much clever answers in math stack exchange [closed]

I understand the rules to ask a question here. When I ask a question, I try to show what I did and want someone to help me find my mistakes. But then why giving me points down for not understanding ...
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Is the mathematical German tag needed?

I recently created a new tag: mathematical-german. Other than English, the main languages in which mathematics is published are French, German and Russian. We have a tag mathematical-french already. ...
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Should all the questions need to be asked in English? I saw a question which was not in English…

Should all the questions need to be asked in English? I saw a question which was not in English and some other languages I did not reckon and I think not many would reckon that too. I did not see any ...
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Encourage to participate other language communities

I am attending an on-line education program in my country. The Mathematics platform looks like the ideal place to make knowledge exchange and for this reason I am interested in knowing if it is ...
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Italian language Math Stack Exchange Area 51 proposal

There are many Italian people who like to speak of mathematics and help students. Many online Italian Q&A sites about mathematics exist. But all of them lack the possibilities offered by Stack ...

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