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It is important to understand that "closing as a duplicate" can be done in different ways. For example, a thing that can be done in such a case is to explain how the duplicate applies. Note the comment by the user that closed it: "See the linked dupe for how to find all roots of $\,n^2\equiv n\pmod{1000}\ \$" This comment translates the ...

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I believe Gerry in comments got it right. There's a certain phrasing that many problem statement questions (PSQs) have. Some PSQs are of course very hard (e.g. big open problems) and some are e.g. people trying to cheat on homework, or insert other reason for closing such posts. Since post reviewing is not always done by experts in your field, it IMO would ...

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Question has been reopened, but I don't have clarity as to how to prevent this in the future.

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