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Tag-wiki is an editable page that briefly summarizes the topic of the tag and that may provide links to existing questions that are often useful to many people. Sometimes tag-wiki also includes short guideline about which questions are appropriate for the given tag. You are currently reading the excerpt of a tag wiki.

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MathJax bug in tag wiki edit

I have suggested an edit on the tag wiki of circulant-matrices, based on a related tag wiki for hilbert-matrices. While typing the code, I observed that \\ is ...
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Clarifying the extent of the philosophy tag

A recent spate of vague questions under the tag philosophy suggests that it may be worth clarifying the purpose of the tag by ruling out a certain type of questions explicitly. These are questions ...
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Dihedral notation dilemma

There seem to be two notations for a dihedral group of order $2n$. $$D_n\quad and \quad D_{2n}$$ Both have logical rationales, the underlying cycle (or polygon) for one and the order of the group for ...
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What's the tag (formal-systems) for?

What's the tag formal-systems for? Just meta theory? Meta theory and formal proofs? Other options? Edit: In view of the comments to this question and due to the fact there have been a lot of ...
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Why is the tag (analysis) useful?

Title plus what's below. The analysis tag's wiki is: Mathematical Analysis generally, including Real Analysis, Harmonic Analysis, Complex Variable Theory, the Calculus of Variations, Measure ...
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How to earn the bronze “Tag Editor” badge

In order to earn the Tag Editor badge it is written that one has to edit tag wikis. Can anyone suggest how to do so?
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Should “reference-request” explicitly forbid asking for solution manuals?

I've seen a few requests for solution manuals recently using the reference-request tag, and while I didn't like seeing such questions, I could see why someone would see using that tag as justified (...
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Is the moment-generating-functns tag spelled wrong on purpose?

The moment-generating-functns-tag seems to be spelled incorrectly. However, it could be due to a limit on the number of used characters, but since I couldn't find anything on it, I just wanted to ...
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editing algebraic topology tag description

Currently, the description is Algebraic topology is a mathematical concept that uses algebraic tools to study topological spaces. In other words, it is the intrinsic qualitative aspects of ...
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Should the “unit-of-measure” tag have a broader usage?

The unit-of-measure tag is currently For questions related to conversion of units. Should questions about the unit of measure itself be considered as relevant questions under this tag? This ...
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Tag wiki edit: [algebra-precalculus] includes simplification.

I recently asked this question, which I wanted to tag in such a way that would indicate it was a very basic question about simplifying an expression. Because of 6005's comment, I learnt about the ...
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Tag for square roots and radicals

In the tag-wiki and tag-exceprt for roots the following is mentioned: For questions about "square roots", "cube roots", and such, consider using the (arithmetic) tag. The tag arithmetic indeed ...
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Does Reputation on Edits count for the Tags?

Let's say I'm a less than 1k rep user and I edit a question. Does the +2 rep. I get, count for the tags. Similar for tag wiki edits. Since you need +5 on a tag to "Suggest a (tag) synonym" (and 2500 ...
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Capitalization and Usage for “Fundamental Theorem of the Calculus” in tag wikis

Is there a standard way on M.SE to refer to the Fundamental Theorem of the Calculus in tag wikis? What I've just written is what I was taught, but I recognize there are many other ways. Interestingly, ...
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Is it possible to make the wikis for the tags “physics” and “mathematical-physics”, clearer and more distinctive

I've read the questions about merging the tags, definitive answer and the duplicate one. I appreciate that the tags are in fact different, physics is for ...
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Two similar tags: “Physics” and “Mathematical Physics”. [duplicate]

I was tagging my previous question and noted that their are two quite similar tags. 1. Mathematical-physics 2. Physics Shouldn't these two be merged?
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Move the axiom choice from set-theory to elementary-set-theory

Reading through the tag wikis for set-theory and elementary-set-theory suggests that the axiom of choice is improperly included in the former when it should be in the latter. Note that elementary-set-...