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Are questions about maths bookstores accepted here?

Yesterday I was thinking about making a question about bookstores that sells mathematics books, ship internationally and accept PayPal. Is such a question acceptable here?
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Can't log in using IE10

I'm clicking on the Yahoo logo and nothing happens. Why? Is there something I can do in order to avoid this kind of trouble?
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How do I delete my question?

I tried to contribute to the math forum by providing a question and an answer that I thought was insightful, I am getting a lot of down votes without any explanations. I want to take my question down. ...
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Reputation drop by 2 without event

I experienced a drop by 2 in my reputation without anything displayed in my event history. Why was that? EDIT A deletion of an answer that I accepted would do, but shouldn't I see a "user removed" ...
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How can I display LaTex with iPad in Chat?

This is the solution in Desktop here, but I want to do it in iPad. How can I display LaTex in iPad's chat?
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trying to find the question about $\sum_{-\infty}^{+\infty} \frac {1}{ak^2+bk+c}$

Update : following search results : https://math.stackexchange.com/search?q=+%24%5Csum_%7B-%5Cinfty%7D%5E%7B%2B%5Cinfty%7D+%5Cfrac+%7B1%7D%7Bak%5E2%2Bbk%2Bc%7D%24 , do not turn into proper format, I ...
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It says I haven't asked any questions, but I have.

I placed a question at math.stackexchange.com, and it was answered. It was a request for a resource. I got some good resources from it. It was great. Of course, I didn't bookmark the resources.... ...
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“…its answers may be merged with another identical question. ”

When a question is closed, because it's an exact duplicate, it says: closed as exact duplicate by Chuck Norris 8 hours ago. This question covers exactly the same ground as earlier questions on this ...
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Is there a way to quote other posters?

I'm used to being able to quote responses from other people on another website. I want to know if there is a way to quote other people's posts that you want to respond to.
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Logging into the Chat site

I have not been able to log into the chat site for a few says now. All the tests that are done by the test thingie end up being ok, but... If I log out of all SE sites, then back into the math.SE site ...
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Tex not work: I use Google Chrome as the browser …

I have not faced up this problem before. But today, when I open the website, I can just see the code, not the formula. Besides that, opening the website is far more slower than before.
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CSS and JavaScript files not loading on Stack Exchange

What is going on with stackexchange tonight? I am able log in from one of the three machines I tried to log in from, and not from the other two, where the format is messed up and there are no open-...
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Font size in new theme?

Is there something funny about font size in the new "theme", or is it a problem at my end or what? These days when I write/edit a post the preview looks the same as always. Then when I "save edit" ...
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Gray or yellow background for questions and answers using > and >!

Many times I have asked myself why there is no longer a grey or other colour background as there was a few months ago using the > command. Using a smartphone you ...
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Mistake done by MSE in calculating score.

In my profile of Mathematics SE, it shows that I've score of $7$ in algebra-precalculus tag. However, if you manually count the scores of all the questions ...
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Was I right in making this answer community wiki?

I have recently answered this question, which according to MSE guidelines, would be considered a poorly phrased problem. Have I made the right decision in answering the question community-wiki style? ...
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How do you get the organizer badge?

How do you get the organizer badge? It says it's awarded for carrying out your "first retag" but I'm not exactly sure what that means.
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How to make my question clearer?

I have reworded my original question, How do we create a better definition (for my definition of average) which is easier to compute and gives exact values? Is it clear now? If not, what parts are ...
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Why the definitions of $P(n)$ and $C(n)$ go over the usual borders of the question-box and how to fix this issue?

When you observe this question: Primitive Pythagorean triples and the limit of two counting functions, is this limit equal to $0$ or not? you´ll understand what issues I am asking about how to fix. ...
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What has happended to MathJax?

I recently noticed that the quality of equations rendered in MathJax has deteriorated quite a bit. In particular, I would point the square root and integral operations. Am I missing something here? Am ...
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Solved. Dark theme flair not being updated while the others are.

I noticed that the dark flair theme is the only one that has not been updated, as shown in this picture from my profile: It must be emphasized that this dark theme flair is the one I display on my ...
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Please help me find a home for this question about GAP.

I'm looking to install GAP on my Android phone. I thought MSE would be a good place to ask for help with this since I suspect that others there would want to install it too. Here is my question on ...
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Relating slit scan photography to linear algebra?

This should be ok but I thought I'd check, the FAQ suggests that it might not be. I wish to ask a question regarding a simple form of photography (slit scan) and its equivalence to 3D linear ...
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Request for explanation of rep change due to recent answer of mine

Today I see a $-15 $ change in my Reputation due to my recent answer but it does not say "User was removed" and my A has no votes and no comments. So I am wondering what happened.
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How long for a question to come off “hold” after the requested edit has been done?

The original formulation of this question: Is there any known context in which a simple concatenation operator is defined so as to produce "abbc" from (a,b,c), "abbccd" from (a,b,...
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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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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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Hot Network Questions (temporarily) gone?

I notice recently that the right side of pages (both the main page and question pages) shows a list of tags and recent badges instead of a list of Hot Network Questions that usually appears. The hot ...
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Ways to make a table in a question?

I know there exist https://tex.stackexchange.com/ but I am looking for a way to draw a table in math.stackexchange box. So, my question is: Is there a way to make a table in the question box? I ...
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Why community user doesn't have a badge?

As everyone of us using the site get badges when we complete a task like editing posts, raising flags, voting on questions and answers etc. Then why this user don't have any badges.
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How to change sites for a question

I am realizing that a question I posted to the Cryptography site may be better suited for the math se. I do not want to add unnecessary clutter by posting a new question with the same problem on math ...
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Problems at imgur?

A question of mine seems to have problem with some images I put. Is this a temporary thing or do I have to do something?
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bounty deduction at start or end of period?

GBThm_PhysicsProof I started the bounty for a week. Is it deducted normally right away or after one week?
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MATLAB questions?

There are a lot of questions marked as "off-topic" in the subject, the majority are the newest ones. matlab is a tag of mathematics and there is no subject in stackexange exclusivelly for this topic. ...
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Revisions of a question

I'd like to know how can one find the revisions of a question which has not been previously edited. (In the last case I know what I have to do: click on "Edited date...".)
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soft question: How do I do a long division sign and then carry out calculations using the code?

I am working with rational functions and I want to ask a question that revolves around dividing rational functions for integration but I have no idea how to set up the question and show my work
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Finding what I asked about getting a comment

I beg your pardon that I'm vague. I think I remember posting a question several years ago and that it was here on math. I think that the question was about probability and/or some paradox but I don't ...
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MathJax is not working today.

In this answer, which I wrote entirely in MathJax, I see a blank space where the answer was. Under it, I see a comment from "Wolfy" that says: The $\qquad\qquad$ part is throwing me off can't we ...
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Can't see the rep at the question but in the stats on user page

I see that in my question I have zero upvotes. However, the notification bar said that I got two and when I check out the stats on my user page I can see that I got +something too. IN fact I see +8, ...
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The Syntax of Chatting

Noob question. Over in the Mathematics.SE chat area, when the equations and terms posted are more complicated than, say, "sqrt(-1)" or " X^y," they are often in a shorthand, which seems like a ...
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How is the Featured Questions list ordered?

As this question implies, I suspect that it's a 'newest last' system. I wanted to double check because at the time I started writing this, a featured question of mine happened to have a negative ...
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Potential (vague) answer to a question: should I post it?

The question is: math.stackexchange.com/questions/501660/is-there-a-way-to-get-trig-functions-without-a-calculator This following answer is quite vauge and I do not think I can develop it further ...
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Question on “Top Network Post” section :

I am new to MSE. Can anyone tell me what is the "Top Network Post" section on the south-left corner my profile? Which items can I add there and how?
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“all actions” under my profile page shows two APPROVEs, but I only did one.

In this MSE question, Barry Cipra pointed out that "the edit history indicates [I] voted to approve the edit [my] comment is objecting to", which was "@user274246, note that significantly changing ...
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How to edit my answers?

I'm new here and I'm having some problems to edit my answers. I don't know how to edit them. So I'm forced to answer the question with my iPhone keyboard. Can someone suggest something?
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Drawing attention to a question in another StackExchange site

I asked a question in CrossValidated Stack Exchange site because it deals with probability distributions. But it is a theoretical question (although I think it does not involve high-level maths). I am ...
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Why can't I answer a question

I don't know if this is the right place to ask, but on Math SE, I can no longer post an answer. If I try it just comes up with "An error occured whilst submitting the answer" in red. I can still ...
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How can I convert my “myopenid” account into a (stackexchange) “openid” account?

I'm usually not a DAU in the computer-world... but it didn't appear to me how I could change my stackexchange-login, for which I'm using my "myopenid"-account, into a "stackexchange-openid" account; I ...
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Why do linked questions added in comments appear in the list with delay?

Original post - see below for the edited version: I've recently noticed that some questions for which links were added in comments did not appear in the list on the right. Is this a bug or was the ...
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iPad versions of Chat broken

The bugs do not cover main -site, only chat. I use the Apple Wireless Bluetooth -keyboard. iPad Google Chrome (mobile version and desktop version have bugs) page fluctuates up-down-up-...-down and ...

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