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Will this question be well received here?

Is it beneficial to do one book twice or two book once or repeat the difficult questions from one book. I am asking this in context for preparing for tough competitive exams such as Joint entrance ...
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How do I view the timeline of events that happened on a post?

What do I do to see the timeline of events that happened on a question or an answer? The events include votes, comments, revisions, closures, deletions, reopens, and undeletes.
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Searching on main for a word but not its tag

Here in meta, when I type in the word calculus (for example) in the search bar at the top of the page (the one with the prompt ...
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Can I suggest to someone to accept my answer?

A new user asked a question about teaching multiplication of integers for the first time. He clearly liked my answer because (s)he wrote in a comment under my answer: Thank you very much! I used ...
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Is this allowed?

I am a member of this website and need to ask a favor. I have a small publishing company I've started specializing in quality inexpensive mathematics textbooks at the university level, both reprints ...
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Personal Messages and Chats

I'm a moderator and I don't know how to send a private message? Really?! (Perhaps there's no such thing as private messages here?) @quid, I have two things I want to discuss with you. One is a ...
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Why are certain LaTeX commands not rendering for me on this site?

Both the syntax "\binom{n}{r}" and the syntax "{n \choose r}" produce the message "[Math Processing Error]" for me when I use this site (and also History of Science and Mathematics), but work fine ...
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How to turn off the MathJax preview?

The constant compiling of MathJax while composing a post is undesirable for me. How can I stop the MathJax preview? Is there a way to turn off the MathJax preview? Where is the button to switch off ...
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How do I display MathJax in chat?

How do I display MathJax in chat? What do I tell other users so they can display MathJax in chat?
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Editing Another Users Answer

Under what circumstances can a user change another user's answer? I posted something yesterday and when I came back today there were several (largely unnecessary) changes to my answer. It was ...
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Being a Moderator

I just got this by email: We noticed that you haven’t been active in moderating Mathematics Educators Stack Exchange over the last 4 months. That’s nothing for you to be overly concerned about - ...
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Why some users in some SE sites have 101 reputation since the beginning?

I saw some users in some SE sites that have 101 reputation since the beginbing without any question or answer. How is it possible?
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Can one ask a question in Meta sites or answer a post without registration?

Sorry if my question is too basic and possibly trivial. I'm new in Stackexchange sites. My question simply is: Can someone ask a question in Meta or answer a post without registration?
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How does one contact a moderator to get a question moved to a different forum

I currently have a question running on ME for educational math software. It's been there several weeks with no satisfactory answers. How do I get it moved to Software Review?
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Something wrong with close reasons

I reviewed just now a question and voted to close it. The closure reason, what appeared on the user interface, seemed to be wrong for me: it showed ...
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How can the community user edit answers?

There are some answers or questions edited by the @community user. I think, this is a bot, but if you look at this answer https://matheducators.stackexchange.com/a/1381/114 and its revision, @...
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How to get the beta badge

The description for the beta badge is: "Actively participated in the private beta." So far, no one has earned it. What does one need to do to get the badge?
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The on-topic of this site needs to be changed. What should it be?

I just noticed that the on-topic of this site does "not work" (it is currently the site's name, Mathematics Educators, but this is does not really fit for our name). The problem can, for example, be ...
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Tag synonyms handling

I got confused about the tag synonyms, in particular whether the "suggest synonym" feature is "X has a synonym Y" or "X is a synonym of Y". Is there a way to remove master/synonym relation other than ...
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MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference

To see how any of the formulas were made in any question or answer, including this one, use the "edit" link to view the complete source. To quickly see the source of a single expression, right-click ...
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Does a question that got closed still count for fulfilling the commitment to make ten posts?

Does a question that got closed still count for fulfilling the commitment to make ten posts?
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How can I do for moving questions into this site?

I found that some of the questions e.g. http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/13008 maybe more suitable for placing in this site. How can I do for moving questions into this site?
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How does editing other people's questions work?

I edited someone's title and got the message that my edit must be peer reviewed before it will show up. I want to know how that works. (Where should I have looked for this info, if it's not a good ...