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Advanced mathematics search tool

Last year there was an advanced search website for Stack Exchange mathematics (maybe for other sites, I don't know) where you could input part of a formula, and it would list all Stack Exchange ...
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Math Stack Exchange site as a reference in a professional paper/presentation

In this question, the OP has asked if it was possible/reasonable to use an answer of Stack Overflow as a reference for an academic paper or journal article, etc. From my perspective, for the ...
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'Error 522' on Math.SE

Since yesterday, I have been facing a problem in accessing Math SE. Whenever I try to do so, I get the following response: Is there suddenly a heavy increase in traffic on that site?
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New user can't post question [duplicate]

I'm a new user here, and I wanted to post a question in Math.SE, but whenever I try to post a question I get a message saying I can only post 50 question in 30 day period. But, I haven't even started ...
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Are there any mathematics based jobs by Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

I would really like to develop my life towards mathematics (more specifically number theory). When talking to my current precalculus teacher, she recommended an internship. After some looking, however,...
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How to make a table in the question? [duplicate]

I want to ask a question in mathematics, in which I want to add a table with some alpha numeric values. How can I do this? Can I enter an image in the text?
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Math processing error on Android app with LaTeX pmod

Any LaTeX block rendered on the Android app that contains pmod, such as $2^{36} = 2^{6^2} = (2^6)^2 \equiv (2^2)^2 \pmod {12} \equiv 2^2 \pmod {12}$, displays as [Math processing error] in red. The ...
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Is a duplicate in two societies, a duplicate? [duplicate]

Peace be upon you, Suppose that you have a question which is completely suitable for two societies (e.g. a research-level math question which can be posted to both of math.SE and mathoverflow). Is it ...
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Trade-off for a research-level math question: larger society of Math.SE or more powerful society of MathOverflow?

Sometimes I have some research-level mathematics questions; as I have read in "What's the difference between MathOverflow & Mathematics.SE?" and similar questions, I know that I can post on ...
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Jarring refresh rate on LaTeX display

Whenever I enter LaTeX formatted questions and answers on sites such as Math.SE and CSTheory.SE, the region that dynamically displays the formatted text below the text-box. This is a wonderful feature....
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Does/should SO syntax highlighting work on other SE sites?

I was editing a question on Mathematics that included Python code and tried to add a Prettify hint: <!-- language: lang-python --> ...but it did not have a highlighting effect. So I guess ...
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How to type math equations in the post? [duplicate]

I tried my best to find an example of how to post a math equation on Stack Overflow, but nothing worked. I'm familiar with LaTeX though. I found some people are saying you just need to add your ...
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What is the difference between mathoverflow.net and math.stackexchange.com? [duplicate]

The title says it all: I'm confused as to the difference between mathoverflow.net and math.stackexchange.com. Can anyone elaborate? My its descriptions math.sx is a "Q&A for people studying math ...
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Math formulas in MultiCollider [duplicate]

Often questions from math.stackexchange.com get into MultiCollider's "hot questions". Formuli is often main things in such questions, but they doesn't get rendered in the dropdown, instead I see ...
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What's the difference between MathOverflow & Mathematics.SE?

If I have a maths question, on which site should I ask: MathOverflow or Mathematics.SE?
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Shouldn't the closed-as-duplicate banner update when the title of the target changes?

I recently noticed that duplicate banners (on math.SE, at least) do not update when the target question's title has changed. The specific example I came across was this question, that was closed as a ...
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SE site for numerical math?

Where is it appropriate to ask questions about numerical math and implementation? Is it Math SE? I thought I saw a special SE site related to numerical math (maybe in beta), but I couldn't find it.
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Are we still at the stage where we are unwilling to consider math markup on SO

The main Q&A on this (here's one, and another one, and of course this one all seem to be 3+ years old. I'd accept that this question is a duplicate of this question which seems to have ...
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MathJaX rendering is incorrect on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion default configuration

When viewing a Stack Exchange site such as Math.SE which uses MathJax for LaTeX rendering, using Safari on Mac OS X 10.7, it produces an incorrect rendering which appears to make everything which ...
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Bad rounding for months on stackexchange.com

member for: 1 year, 12 months e.g. http://stackexchange.com/leagues/1/quarter/stackoverflow/2011-10-01/220643#220643 There's a similar question but the first answer says it was fixed (more than one ...
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Could I have avoided being suspended on the math stack for 7 days? [closed]

I have been a maths teacher. I have conducted a series of thought-experiments with kids and adults which has opened up a new direction in mathematics. It is often seen as "philosophy", and this was ...
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How do I write equations on Math.SE?

I have checked the Mathematics Stack Exchange site, and have noticed equation syntax on the questions. Is there a guide or link of how to write these formulas?
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Where would a user ask a question for help with implementing math formulas in C#,C++,etc?

I have tried to ask some questions on StackOverflow about implementation of mathematics into programming and received little to no help. i.e. Should be on Mathematics and other non-programming ...
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Where can I ask a question regarding mathematical puzzles?

I thought of MathOverflow.net and Math.StackExchange.com but both of them seem to be for advanced users. I have come up with a simple puzzle, but those sites seem to only support more innovative ...
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No answer possible. How do I end the topic with no answers?

I asked a question in Mathematics, but there is no answer in Math to the question I asked (it's still a conjecture). I would like keep the topic for future contributions (not delete it), but I don't ...
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Which math questions belong on Stack Overflow and which should be migrated elsewhere?

I have found this question which relates to the topic, but I wanted to know if someone could (briefly) outline the types of mathematics questions that fall under the Stack Overflow umbrella versus ...
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No mathematics account listed on stackexchange.com

No mathematics account listed on stackexchange.com accounts list whereas it exists and also returns in API
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stats.stackexchange hangs computer when loading Web-font Tex/math/italic

On a Vista 32 bit and a Windows 7 64 bit computer running the latest Firefox, stats.stackexchange sometimes completely blocks the computer when loading the web-font Tex/math/italic part for the first ...
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Where should I ask a question about using Wolfram Mathematica?

Should I use the Math SE beta or Stack Overflow? Or if Stack Exchange doesn't have an appropriate site, where should I go? I like Stack Exchange, though.
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Moving questions between SE sites

Specifically, between MathOverflow and math.stackexchange.com. Similar to https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2928/move-questions-between-se-sites, which asks about moving between MathOverflow ...
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Can we allow MATH questions on StackOverflow? [closed]

Math is a fundamental used in many programming languages. In a way, one could look at programming languages as supersets of math. What's the harm?
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A math site similar to StackOverflow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you add a math related site to the “Trilogy”? May I suggest adding a math/science sister site to the family. MathOverflow is apparently only for research ...
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MathOverflow.net: How can we get members of this site and the SO/SF/SU sites to stop recommending it inappropriately?

I have noticed in recent weeks a plethora of answers/comments recommending that people ask their questions on MathOverflow.net when it is clearly NOT appropriate to do so. MathOverflow is for ...
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Where to ask questions on mathematics

I need to know where to ask questions on Calculus .. Where should I go seeking the help .. thanx for all time support .. :-)
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Can you add a math related site to the “Trilogy”?

A SO style site for math questions seems like it would do well. It would be a helpful place for questions like this one about the probability of rolling a certain dice combination. Is there any ...