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When is it reasonable/recommended to add another answer when I have already added one? My doubt comes from this question that I answered although I find later that the question was not complete. I found a way to solve the problem and was going to post it when I got the "add another answer" question.

So, should I post a new answer in this case or edit the somewhat faulty one? Better yet, when is it appropriate to post another answer?

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marked as duplicate by Mat, yoozer8, Hugo Dozois, hims056, animuson Jun 5 '13 at 18:16

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

See also When should I add another answer? – Somnath Muluk Aug 2 '12 at 5:24
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If your edit is clarifying something in your existing answer, just edit that answer to update it.

If you have multiple independent solutions for the same problem, then post them as separate answers so they can be voted/accepted/discussed independently. One might be great, and the other might be stupid. Best not to lump them together, eh?

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