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A guided self-study anti-pattern?

I don't think any thing has to be done about it. The tagging system can be used to filter out simple questions. I also used to be the opinion at some point that the site hsould be completely filtered ...
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A guided self-study anti-pattern?

Clear communication is core part of the skill one is developing when learning mathematics. Beginners are not good at sourcing information. For this reason, two years ago, I would have said that ...
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A guided self-study anti-pattern?

No, you cannot do anything with this. What you want is to have an "ideal" forum with questions that fit your criteria. The only way I can think of to approach this idealism is that people ...
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A guided self-study anti-pattern?

The type's of questions you've described are precisely the questions I think should not be asked on Math.SE. I would however strongly recommend they ask their questions on the Mathematics discord ...
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A guided self-study anti-pattern?

Not quite the same, but in the same vein, I have seen this type of behavior also with very advanced questions. Sorry about the rant that will follow, but I have to share this as it always bothered me....
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Is it rude to ask for confirmation/proof of my conjecture?

In general, such a question is probably off-topic here (not rude to ask, just not on-topic, and likely to be closed). The goal of the StackExchange network is designed to create a repository of high ...
Xander Henderson's user avatar
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Is it rude to ask for confirmation/proof of my conjecture?

Stated properly, it is neither rude nor off-topic. But: (1) You should formulate this not as a conjecture but as a question. (2) You should follow general guidelines on How to ask a good question.
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