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How do I ask a good homework question?

D.W. explains what to ask. Here are some pointer towards how. Wait, first the when: First, talk to people, namely fellow students, TAs and teachers (in that order). Many problems go away after you ...
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How do I ask a good homework question?

Ask questions about concepts, not about your exercise Don't ask us about how to solve your homework exercise. Instead, spend some time trying to solve the homework exercise, and use that to figure ...
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How to review low quality posts

There are several closing reasons: In this case, "needs details" would be an appropriate choice, IMHO. Note that closing does not necessarily imply "poor quality": an offtopic ...
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How do I ask a good homework question?

A word of warning If what you are working on has been assigned to you for homework, asking about it on the internet may defeat the purpose of the exercise. If your teachers know what they are doing┬╣,...
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