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List of Generalizations of Common Questions

Bill Dubuque raised an excellent point here: Coping with abstract duplicate questions. I suggest we use this question as a list of the generalized questions we create. I suggest we categorize these ...
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How to search on this site?

When using this site, it is quite important to be able to find posts on this site which might be related to the question I am interested it - both to avoid duplication (i.e., not asking again ...
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How do you search for duplicates?

Sometimes I am really surprised how fast are the duplicates of new question found, given that we have vast amount of questions here. I hope posting this question here can be useful and can lead to ...
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What is going on with undeletion lately?

Some questions have been undeleted that... frankly, shouldn't have been. 10k users can see the whole list here, but here they are for the pleasure of everyone else: https://math.stackexchange.com/...
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How do you search for specific questions?

I have noticed that a lot of times people ask a question and a duplicate is instantly found. It's not necessarily true that the person hasn't tried to look up the question, but it is just hard to ...
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Catalog of standard exercises

Now hosted on WordPress The current version of the catalog is at mathindex.wordpress.com It has been expanded compared to the description below. Still under construction. Original version of the ...
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Compiling an introductory resource for (say) Abstract Algebra, from MSE answers.

A recent answer to an elementary question on group theory reminded me of a proposal that I thought I had seen somewhere on MSE (#), but maybe it was just a passing comment in chat... Would the site ...
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Allow question to be closed for low effort

I do like helping people out on exercises but I see way too many questions with little to no effort in trying to solve. I think these people are just asking to get their assignments done. I don't ...
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How to search math terms/notations accurately and efficiently? Could some experienced users summarize some tips here?

How to search math terms/notations accurately and efficiently? Could some experienced users summarize some tips here? I believe such tips will be helpful for inexperienced users looking for hints or ...
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Does our site need a blog like a few sites on the network have?

Does our site need a blog like a few sites on our network have? To me this question is a compact version of the following sub-questions: What do we use the blog for, if we had one? TeX. SX has a ...
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A list of questions on Boyd & Vandenberghe

Work in progress. To be updated whenever the opportunity arises. I take the liberty of compiling a list of questions on Math SE pertaining to theorems, lemmas, examples and exercises from Boyd & ...
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Is a Community-Wiki post for rationality/irrationality of numbers on-topic?

On browsing a little through MSE, I saw that the rationality or irrationality of some numbers are scattered through a lot of differently phrased questions. In the internet, some numbers are not easy ...
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List of inequalities including proofs

Many questions I have seen involve inequalities, and searching on the net, I couldn't find lists of common inequalities that included proofs (or, even better, links to proofs). Why isn't there such ...
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Reference answers to frequently asked questions

I am aware of the questions List of Generalizations of Common Questions and Coping with abstract duplicate questions, but I would like to make a suggestion. On Computer Science meta, there is a ...
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Are Stackoverflow like all-in-one style posts welcome?

I am mostly involved with the stackoverflow community of the SE sites. There are some posts which are self-answered: the question lists a bunch of issues, and the answer is going over them one by one. ...

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