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Is there a stack exchange for people learning math?

I am a student who is interested in mathematics, and as such, often have questions about it. Asking on Math Stack Exchange is an option, but I'm not sure that my questions really fit with the site, ...
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Is this question sufficiently different from this other question to warrant posting?

Is Question 1 sufficiently different from Question 2 to warrant posting Question 1?: "If I am given N congruent circles with radii R, and they are equidistantly spaced upon a sphere, can I figure out ...
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Can I ask similar type of questions frequently?

Am I allowed to ask similar type of questions but not same questions frequently? Consider this and this for example.
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Basis for unanswered questions

In math SE for what reasons do questions normally meet with nil responses, subject-wise? Could it be so for being outside normal limits of some feature, in some manner...lack of clarity, topic too ...
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Getting past “What have you tried?” with “Try this!”

What are the most common first steps that a user can take to make progress on a question? This question is of the spirit of this one but I would like it to focus on actionable suggestions for a ...
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Formulas overlap text and sidebar

Found an annoying bug: going here gets you this: If you remove the end bit then it's ok. Chrome version 43.0.2357.130 (64-bit)
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What does this mean?

Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any more. For help formulating a clear, useful question, see: How do I ask a good ...
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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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Why was my question put on hold? [duplicate]

Solve for $x^2 + 7x +1 = 3n(x^2 + x +1), n \in \Bbb{Z}$ edit: I want to know what was[is] wrong with my question in the first place. Request to reopen and asking for reasons to put on hold in the ...
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Why not flag questions because they're homework?

During last days a lot of people have sent so many questions that are like homework, for example: this this this this this this and basically they don't make any effort to show what they have tried. ...
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Must the question be explicitly stated in the body, or can the question be in the title only?

Recently posted was Find the sequence with following property. My problem with this one is that the problem is never stated anywhere except the title. Should it be required that questions must also ...
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Why is this question closed?

Why is this question closed as offtopic? I'd understand marking it as a duplicate, but description says "This question is missing context or other details".
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Is asking for a proof to be written on topic?

I have a rather complicated (relatively speaking) calculus equation that is true for all values greater then 0. I want to write a proof but the calculus is getting rather advanced. Is asking for a ...
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Is there a better way to improve question asking skills?

The goal of Math StackExchange is to serve people studying maths at every level. However, being able to ask a good question is a skill in and of itself. In order to ask a good question, you need both ...
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Is it possible to automate posting certain comments?

I find myself frequently posting "Hi. Since this is your first post..." comments in first-question posts where I link to the help pages. After a few different variations, I've settled on "Hi. Since ...

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