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What do you think is the largest problem facing Math.SE today (July 2015)?

I think it can safely be said that Math.StackExchange (and MathOverflow and perhaps some of the sister sites on the SE network) are the best resources for (English-speaking) people with objective math ...
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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?
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What is the usefulness of having "proof-verification" and "solution-verification" as different tags?

I know there is a topic about the solution-verification tag (vs proof-writing), but now we have the proof-verification tag which has affiliated 2452 questions, while "solution-verification" has only ...
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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 ...
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The "meta-tags".

What are the tags reference-request, soft-question, big-list for? When are they used? When should they not be used?
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(solution-verification) tag

When I was checking what appeared among newly created tags, I've noticed solution-verification. It was probably created here. This tag seems perhaps somewhat similar to proof-writing, see the ...
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If my question about proof-verification is nonsense, should I then delete it?

Here I've asked the community to verify if my alternative proof is valid, but I now see (with the help of Siméon) that it is nonsense. This question may clutter the site, so I was wondering if I ...
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Are "Verify if I'm correct" questions really on-topic?

There is a considerable amount of questions of the type Can you see if my proof/solution is correct? My question is simple: are they on-topic? My point is two-fold: I think they fail usefulness (...
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On questions asking for their (home)work to be checked [duplicate]

There are several discussions on here about how to handle homework but I haven't seen any threads that address this specific question. If someone feels that it would be more appropriate to merge this ...
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Can I get [solution-validation] on my idea to remove this tag?

Related: (solution-verification) tag I was recently considering adding the solution-verification tag to one of my questions (with apologies for the shameless self-promotion), and got to thinking: is ...
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Can I ask questions about reasoning? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are “please check my proof” type of questions proper? For instance, I'm studying the properties of a relation, I have to determine if R being a relation is antisymmetric or ...