Questions tagged [exact-duplicates]

This tag is referring to the process of identifying and closing questions that are exact duplicates of another question.

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When are questions the same?

This is a rather philosophical question, but reflects the fact that essentially the same question can be asked at different levels of mathematical sophistication and with differing motivation. Here ...
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Duplicate “Possible Duplicate” box

Amusingly, the question Is there a subfield F of the complex field with [C:F]=3?, which was closed as a duplicate, has two "Possible Duplicate" boxes, each indicating the same question as the possible ...
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Coping with abstract duplicate questions.

Any longtime reader cannot help but notice that we get many abstract duplicate questions, e.g. this recent question on partial fraction computation, which is not essentially different from many other ...