13 votes

Short answer turned into a comment by moderator

This meta post is tagged "specific answer", so I'll frame my remarks accordingly. The posting of very short "hint" answers has come up a few dozen times here, for example "Is ...
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Why this my upvoted answer has been deleted by moderator with no explanation?

The answer was a duplicate of this answer. The general policy across SE is to delete duplicate answers. DO NOT post the same answer to multiple questions. If one answer adequately addresses more ...
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3 votes

What would be the right answer to the question "Is this a typo in my textbook"?

A correct answer in my opinion should be: Whether it is or isn't a typo If it is a typo, why it is obvious its a mistake/typo [if OP already has supplied such an argument then an alternative ...

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