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List of Generalisations of Common Questions

Here is a list of generalised faqs to which other questions may be deduped against, split by topic (please edit the question). Arithmetic arithmetic Laws of signs (minus times minus is plus): Why is ...
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Would "organizer posts" be useful/welcome here?

I believe that question/answer of this form: Q: Is there an online repository of basic identities/results about topic X? A: Many of such identities can be found with the proofs at math.SE, I'll give ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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Creating a solutions manual within a single math.SE question

Very recently the following "question" was posted on the main site Solutions to "Vakil - Foundations of Algebraic Geometry" exercises The purpose of this "question" is to create a ...
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What is an appropriate format to ask help for a specific problems in a given book

I will do my best and try to self study Diestel's Graph Theory during the next few years. This will obviously result me asking help/proof checking in this forum, so I would like to be on the same page ...
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Weaknesses of Mathematics SE — Not knowing where some difficulties lie

I think it would be useful to start a series of posts on the weaknesses of Mathematics SE for diagnosis precedes remedy. In my humble opinion, one major weakness of Mathematics SE is that many users — ...
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Are questions about existence of a solution manual to a book allowed on MSE?

I recall that there were some questions of this type asked on the main. Some of them were closed, some not. I think it would be good to know what the MSE community thinks about this problem and, if ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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Adding (hartshorne) Tag? [duplicate]

Well, the title is quite self-explaining. I haven't read anything so far in Hartshorne's Algebraic Geometry, but looking at ME (and listening to what a close friend of mine told me about it) it really ...
Marco Vergura's user avatar
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"Hint book" for arbitrary books (Rudin, Hungerford, etc.)?

I am planning on completing all of chapter 3's questions for baby Rudin. Maybe we could collaborate and write a hint manual for all of the chapters (and no rush, at all - it is user-driven). This ...
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A question on formal citation

I could not find a question on this topic. I was hoping although audience may range from professionals, students to laymen, should we push for readers to cite formally following MLA, Chicago or any ...
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Could there be a list of selected educative questions from MSE to accompany a learner working through baby Rudin?

I am a learner of mathematics currently on undergraduate level, and this website (MSE) is very helpful also amazing to me. So this is my humble wish: Could there be a list of selected educative ...
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Would my questions be on-topic?

I have started to read the book A Treatise on Advanced Calculus written by "Philip Franklin" book. I want to read this book seriously. Nearly 3 or 4 years ago I studied "Calculus An Introductory ...
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About collections of questions at SE which are "solution manuals" to some book

This is closely related to this question: Creating a solutions manual within a single math.SE question The difference is that I am asking about possibility of posting exercises from some book as a ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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What is the best place to discuss about a particular book on mathematics? [closed]

I am wondering if anyone knows where the best place to discuss about a particular book on mathematics. Thank you!
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Would tags for specific books be appropriate?

I'm wondering if tags for example Durret's Probability book would be allowed. I think that when one is reading a book, it would be interesting what doubts other user had when reading the same book. ...
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Hoffman and Kunze big list?

I recently think I came across a post either here or on the main site containing most of the questions that have been asked from Hoffman and Kunze’s Linear Algebra on this site. Could someone link it ...
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Create a list of my own questions. [duplicate]

I am planning to create manual solutions for some famous books in Analysis, Topology, Algebra which currently do not have available online solutions. I'd like to share those solutions on this site in ...
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