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Should reference-request / book-recommendation questions have different standards than 'less-soft' questions?

I frequently see these questions in the close queue flagged as opinion-based. I have mixed feelings about such threads: overall, I think they can be useful if people explain their answers (several ...
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Finding a post mentioning different kinds of continuity

A long time ago, I saw a post asking about the definitions of other types of continuities besides uniform and Lipschitz ones. If I remember correctly, the answer in that post mentions up to 6 kinds of ...
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On bibliographic references.

On this answer, which provides a bibliographic reference to one of the standard sources of information on the subject of question to which it is attached, was flagged for review for «low quality» and, ...
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What is a good forum for math discussion?

This forum is inadequate for my needs, because the question/answer format is too restrictive. I need an online forum were I can make questions, and discuss the answers. I want to contact people with ...
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Compiling a book of the most interesting problems solved in Math Stackexchange

I was reading the Princeton Companion of Mathematics compiled by Tim Gowers and team and a thought stuck me. What we if produced a compilation book of the most interesting problems solved in Math ...
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Anyone know the contest this is from? [closed]

Evidently the problem is to show this is impossible: $$\frac{z^3}{x^3+y^3+2xyz}=3$$$(x,y,z\in \mathbb N)$ Posted as Why there isn't any solution in positive integers for $z^3 = 3(x^3 +y^3+2xyz)$...
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How do you draw simple lattice diagrams with MathJax? [duplicate]

How do I make a lattice diagram, for example a tower of field extensions, on this website using MathJax? I'll also accept a redirect to a helpful page. Here's a link to the original question I asked ...