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What is the number that I see in brackets for the question that was flagged by me and accepted as an flag.

Eg: Android Beginner [closed] (5)

In the above question I can see a number (5). -What's this actually?

Another Example: OutOfMemoryError when opening lot of little pictures [closed] (3)

What is this (3) ?

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Like 99% of the hidden features here, just hover your mouse over the mysterious thing. In this case, hovering over the number in brackets will give "5 answers" and "3 answers" accordingly. – Shadow Wizard Aug 7 '11 at 14:34
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The numbers represent the total number of answers posted under that question. It appears only for questions.

Click on the questions that you provided, you will notice that they have 5 and 3 answers respectively.

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