Linked Questions

6
votes
0answers
174 views

Can I request a check for my work? [duplicate]

I want to be sure some of my answers for some exercises are correct. Simply, I want to learn that can I post them and request a check at Mathematics SE?
31
votes
1answer
2k views

Are “please check my proof” type of questions proper?

I am investigating a somewhat obscure area of number theory. Can I post a proposition and a complete proof and ask people to check it?
27
votes
2answers
3k views

How to answer proof-verification questions?

Sometimes, proof-verification questions ask for verification of a valid and overall solid proof (some examples: What is the $\dim L(X,Y)$?, Prove $(\overline{A \cap B}) \subseteq \overline{A} \cap \...
16
votes
3answers
2k views

Questions that Ask to Verify Solution to Problem

Is it okay to ask questions where you give the solution and ask people to review it to see if it is correct?
21
votes
2answers
562 views

“Is this correct?” Questions

Recently, I have seen a lot of questions that essentially ask, "Is this proof correct?" or "Can you verify my work is correct?" like this one. Often, especially when the asker's work is in fact ...
7
votes
2answers
345 views

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 ...
19
votes
1answer
485 views

Is this site the right one to get a review to a mathematical solution?

There are a lot of mathematically books with exercises / experiments which do not provide a (detailed) solution. Is it 'allowed' to show my solution and ask the users if it is correct or not? E.g. ...
9
votes
3answers
438 views

Closed as off-topic after asking and answering own question

I came across a question by a new user where he had asked a question and answered it himself right away (since he had read the guidelines that says that this is encouraged). The question which was a ...
5
votes
2answers
555 views

Is it okay if I use this site to have someone check my work or give a solution?

Seeing the level of work on here and the bad feedback I have gotten makes me wonder if it is okay to use this site to check my work for errors or ask for a solution to a problem that I can't solve. I ...
15
votes
1answer
464 views

Should I post my attempt as an answer or include it in the question

As a student, I find this site to be really useful when I need help with an assignment or a concept I can't understand completely. I can often find what I need in some of the existing questions, but ...
10
votes
2answers
291 views

Unanswered proof verification questions

I've seen many related questions including: Best way of asking "check my proof" questions What to do with a "check/simplify my proof" type question? What Do We Do About Comment-...
10
votes
1answer
462 views

What to do with a “check/simplify my proof” type question?

After doing reading on the meta I have come to realise that asking for a verification of a proof is not necessarily a good idea. Among other reasons, it has a fair chance to be left without an answer. ...
9
votes
1answer
860 views

Ask for proof verification and ask for other ways to prove the same statement. One or two questions?

Let's say I came up with a proof and want to ask for verification/advice, but I'm also interested in seeing other ways people can come up with to prove the same statement. Should I ask for both of ...
2
votes
1answer
168 views

Should answering that someone's attempt is correct be posted as a comment?

In my opinion, if someone's attempt at a problem is correct then confirming this should be done as commentary. Obviously if the attempt is flawed, saying what is wrong/hinting at the correct path can ...
7
votes
1answer
334 views

Question and answer using a mathematical book

In the help section, it states that it is encouraged to post Q & A. However I do not want to go about it the wrong way. Basically I am attempting exercises in Kaplansky's book Set Theory And ...

15 30 50 per page