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Should my comment have been deleted?

Yes. Absolutely. Deleting your comment was appropriate, based on how Stack Exchange works. Under Stack Exchange norms, that didn't belong in a comment. I recommend that you avoid answering ...
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Should my comment have been deleted?

Per the Math SE Help Center: What are comments? Comments are temporary "Post-It" notes left on a question or answer. They can be upvoted (but not downvoted) and flagged, but do not generate ...
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Dealing with answers in comments.

I actually wanted to post the same question since this issue has been bothering me for a long time, but I found this post (and lots of duplicates), so let me just add my 2 cents here. I think we have ...
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Writing answer on behalf of someone else

There is nothing wrong with the second scenario. If you write a comment which contains an answer, then you forfeit any claim to getting credit or points for that answer. If you wanted credit, you ...
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How to write preformatted texts in comments?

Here is an example which should work in a comment: To write $\mathbb C$ you can use `$\mathbb C$`. As a test, you can see a comment below this post. This will be ...
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