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A request for assistance with one of the site's features.

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How to get my answer accepted.

The question Let $ \ n_1 , \ n_2 , \ n_3 , \ ............., \ n_k \ $ be positive numbers. was posted a week ago. I answered it on the same day, i.e., a week ago. There are no other answers. There is ...
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Mathjax bug while editing an answer.

On this answer \deriv appears as red text when I am viewing the answer normally. When I click on edit the error disappears on the edit preview window. Is this ...
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View sign-in history

A few days ago I recall finding a visual calendar of my sign-in history on Math Stack Exchange. It looked like an ordinary monthly calendar, where the days were white if I hadn't signed in, and green ...
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Badge for editing 80 posts is not functioning?

I think the badge Strunk and White for editing 80 posts doesn't upgrade my editing posts anymore while I'm at 78/80. I've edited yesterday 5 posts after I've reached the 78 posts and today I did 2 ...
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Who can accept answers and what about downvotes on deleted content?

Can someone other than the OP accept an answer to the question? Can the OP find out who accepted the answer? If the answer to 1, is yes, and the OP disagrees, does the OP have any recourse? If I ...
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When someone gives you -2 points

How to find the reason for someone giving you a -2 for a previously answered question that had been given 10 points?
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Mathematical-Physics

There's difference mathematical-physics between theoretical physics as we know. Here are my questions: Is this question in mathematical-physics? How do we differenciate between theoretical-physics ...
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How to ask the question which aren't ask before

Many times when I ask a question I found that it blocked as it is duplicate. But I don't know which question is ask before. So how can I understand that the question is duplicate or not?? Please help ...
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How to log in with another account?

I am using the stack exchange Android app and signed with my account named "kangkan". I just tried to log in with my friend's account. So I logged out from "settings". But when I tried to sign in ...
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May I ask my physical equation questions here?

I have a question about my Mathematics Stack Exchange post: Centripetal Acceleration I'm interested in mathematical-physics and want to ask my equation questions here. So, I'm thinking that I'll post ...
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Why does the tag “(solution-verification)” show as “(proof-verification)”?

So I want to clarify/verify a specific solution. This is my solution to a problem, so it is not like I want to verify a specific proof/theorem or clarify why and/or how it works. So, in my tags, I ...
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So how do I log out now?

First, I should mention that I'm very old. As in I was taught that $1$ is a prime number. So I get annoyed when things change, even if it's for the better. So now (October 9, 2017, if I recall ...
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Which actions by moderators cannot be reversed by community?

There are some actions where a vote from moderator has immediate effect (i.e., there is no need for votes from other users). This is the case for closing and reopening posts. However, in these cases ...
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What are details of deleting comments by flags from regular users?

It was mentioned several times here on meta that moderators can delete comments. However, comments can be deleted also by regular users. For example, one of the answers to Who has the power to delete ...
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Do I have to cast three votes in the election?

We are given three votes to cast in the moderator election. What happens if one casts only one or two votes? And how does such behavior plays within the STV system used?
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Updating Vs New Question [duplicate]

I have a question about my Mathematics Stack Exchange post: Is my proof flawed or unclear? Someone answered my question and I was still hoping to get help about what my updated proof looks like - ...
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Help me understand what mathjax is

I keep seeing people talk about mathjax on other posts by moderators etc. and it won't let me post/comment on there to ask what it is due to being new and not having enough reputation. So......what is ...
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Increasing the bounty for an answer I have already given a bounty

I had indicated a bounty of 50 points for an outstanding answer. I wanted to increase the amount to 100 points, but it seems that the 50 was locked in. So after waiting the requisite 24 hours, I went ...
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Has there been changes in MathJax display in the iOS app? [duplicate]

Lately I’ve found that the MathJax display on math.stackexchange.com in the iOS app of StackExchange has been different from what it was like before. For example (I used the below content without ...
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Should I delete a question if I have found it to be silly?

I am a new user and recently asked a question(Proving that $\int_0^\infty\sin(x)dx=1$) and found it to be very silly and somewhat related to (Can a limit of an integral be moved inside the integral?) ....
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Is it okay to ask for recommendations for a graphing tool?

I want to graph a 2d surface in 3d Euclidean space and then plot multiple trajectories along the surface. Is it okay to ask what free graphing/plotting tool might be suitable on the main site and how ...
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Is this an appropriate question from this site?

I'm looking for a site where I can ask a question regarding the math education system in the US versus Spain. I asked for a site recommendation on the meta SE, and they suggested this site might be ...
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How to search for users based on reputation and badge?

Is it possible to search for users with high reputation (say $>25000$) and NO Gold badges?
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Queuing in review queue

Yesterday I saw the following standard question, thus I search using google and find 3 other similar questions in MSE. I choose the (IMO) best one and voted to close the other 3 as duplicates. My ...
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Looking for a removed question. Can I still find it?

Recently, I noticed that a couple of questions I posted were removed. This is unfortunate, because my questions become a reference for me when I go back into the texts, and reading them again helps ...
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Problem with epsilon for Levi-Civita

Is this the correct use for the Levi-Civita symbol: \mathcal{E}_ijk The lowercase "i" looks a bit off to me: $ \mathcal{E}_ijk $ Thanks in advance.
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Can I ask about my chances in maths career or will I get flagged?

I've been thinking lately how good chances I have to achieve my goals as a mathematics researcher. I need someone who have enough experience in the field. I'm not sure tough, if Mathematics SE is the ...
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Approving suggested edits with formatting issues

I'm unsure what is the right action when reviewing suggested edits which are fixing formatting issues only, and doing it (slightly) incorrectly. Sometimes the newly typeset equations are only ...
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Is there a way to get some priviliges concerning limited questions per certain amount of time?

I know I've a lot to do this year (i.e. making a lot of past papers and past editions of maths olympiads both of secondary school and university level) and I want to get the most out of it. So this ...
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Is the review queue incomplete as a list of questions that someone has voted to close?

I find a question bearing two tags and having two votes to close it. I go to the review queue and "filter" the search to include only questions bearing those two tags. The queue turns out to be short,...
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Why my flags did not counted?

I have raised too many flags as duplicate; but this is a long time that none of my flags has been counted; not as a helpful flag nor as a disputed/declined/retracted flag. For example see this ...
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Latex symbols for equivalence

The "equivalence" symbol ($\equiv$) works well, while the "crossed" versions, like $\neqiv$ and $\notequiv$, do not ? Some alternatives ? Thanks
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Latex does not display in titles and comments

With MSE accessed by mobile app, latex symbols appear as they are. Is there a way to make them appear in full font ? Comments cannot be edited/deleted. Text does not zoom in by drawing fingers apart ...
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Adding gifs - not cycling continuously

I just added a gif to a question, and on 2 different browsers, the gif stops after 2 cycles. When I have done this previously, the gif just keeps cycling round (as desired). Is this a new stack ...
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how to fully track reputation changes

I've been reading extensively Where reputation disappears but in the end I'm still unable to fully follow my reputation changes. In particular the latest I observed was the loss occured exactly at the ...
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What does the gray line in the progress bar mean

Here is the screenshot above, what does that gray line in the progress bar mean? I have been able to find neither proper meta post(s) nor documentation reference. But I bet the question is general for ...
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What to do with a closed question with a wrong top-voted answer?

I find an answer voted by 4 is wrong, and the question is closed. The mistake in the wrong answer is easy to make (found many similar false proofs, online). So I think it should be corrected to ...
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Seeing the MathJax mark-up for a comment

If a question contains some useful MathJax mark-up that I don't know and want to recycle for use elsewhere, I can "edit" the question, copy the mark-up I want and then cancel my "edit". This isn't an ...
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How to redeem my Math SE privileges [duplicate]

I used to enjoy using math SE to get help with questions I was struggling with. I'm no advanced mathematician and hence I can't really contribute lots of answers to the site. I must have added a few ...
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I can't fix a comment with broken formatting

I can't fix the formatting in this comment (or even delete it and try again): How to formalize $\text{span}(S)=\{c_1v_1+\cdots+c_kv_k\mid v_1,~\cdots,~v_k\in S,~c_1,~\cdots,~c_k\in F\}$ rigorously in ...
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Finding a question's “review” page when you're not reviewing close proposals

Click on "review", then on "close votes" and you can vote on a question. Then on another. Then on another. In an earlier posting, I remarked that you can't choose from a list. If my only motive were ...
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Is it acceptable to share notes on mathematics meta?

In response to my question regarding the Collatz Conjecture, I received the following comment: "@GriffonTheorist697, I have done quite a bit of work on the Collatz problem from this angle, and I ...
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Labeling Simultaneous Equations?

I'm aware that you can label a single line with \tag: $$2x+3y=5\tag{1}$$ But can you do this with simultaneous equations? For example, each of the following in: $$\begin{cases} 2x+3y=5 \\ x-y=19 \...
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How can I write a contour integration in Mathematics Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

How can I write a contour integration (from complex analysis) in Mathematics Stack Exchange? I have many questions relating to contour integration in complex analysis, but I don't know how to write a ...
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Refused edit trying to format in mathjax the content of an image posted by the op through a link

Why has this proposed edit been refused for the question Find the polar set P◦?
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Duplicate of unanswered question

I have read very similar questions, but not exactly this: a new question is a duplicate of an older question. However, when I try to flag, I get the message This question does not have an upvoted or ...
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Auto MathJax Code Generator on Stackexchange.com [duplicate]

Is there is any websites or software which is used to auto generate Mathjax code which helps in writing on math.stackexchange.com or any other StackExchange websites?
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Is there a way to monitor for “bad” tag synonyms?

Users with at least 2500 rep and an answer score of 5 in a tag can suggest synonyms for that tag. (Details can be found, for example, in this meta question.) Hypothetically, it is possible that 5 ...
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unable to change email address

I need to change the email address in my profile, which I also use for logging in. I found a black square aside of it. I tried all the same and regularly got authentication msg and proceeded with ...
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Who chooses test questions in the review queue?

Some questions in the review queue are there only to test the reviewer. Who chooses those?