Linked Questions

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Is asking how to derive an expression in a paper on topic here?

Is asking how to derive an expression in a paper on topic here? If not where should I ask?
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How to automate “not a homework help site” comment?

While reviewing I often have to make this comment: Hi and welcome to the Physics SE! Please note that this is not a homework help site. Please see this Meta post on asking homework questions and ...
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Is it permissible to re-post another member’s unanswered question?

This question was asked nearly 24 h ago and didn’t receive an answer so far. It was downvoted 6 times, presumably because: It’s homework and the OP didn’t show any effort at working out an answer. ...
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Moderator deleted my answer

Moderator Rob deleted my answer for the question Pendulum in a lift with the comment Hi, welcome to Physics! We aren't a homework help site, so I have temporarily deleted this complete answer to a ...
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Why my question is hold on?

I asked at: Sum of energy from torques of several disks in double rotation It is on hold, but I don't find another forum or question where this problem is resolved. It's possible to use lower number ...
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Request to reopen an old question

I am following the advice given in community wiki answer and making a request to the Physic.SE community to reopen this question. The reason I believe the question should be reopened is because it is ...
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Homework Questions # Treatment

Don't know why but all "check-my-work" questions should not be considered off-topic: Why do you do some exercises or questions? Can you enhance your knowledge without them? If you don't make mistakes ...
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Reward closed question

I was thinking on add a reward to this question (not asked by me): Two blocks are placed side by side on a surface (friction is present). What is the frictional force distribution between two blocks? ...
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How is this a homework problem?

Homework problem ?? How is the problem in the above link a homework problem? Really? In which part of this world has a high school student ever received this kind of problem in "homework"? This is an ...
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About the formula wants (Let everyone read this)

I have a question about my Physics Stack Exchange post: Kepler's Third Law Why did my question become off-topic? I just wanted to get a formula and said that I will solve it myself. Why aren't ...
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FAQ for Physics Stack Exchange

Frequently Asked Questions This thread is an index of Frequently Asked Questions, and other resources, for Physics Stack Exchange. General questions about Stack Exchange For general questions about ...
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Asking a question about someone else's working on another SE

I came across a question on worldbuilding, one which was being debated in the comments. As far as I could tell the working made sense but I thought rather than listen to debates in the comments I ...
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Is “here a problem and my solution with my reasoning for each step, where has my reasoning gone wrong?” question considered off-topic? [duplicate]

I specifically used the formulation in the title from here, the only place I found to deal with this. But I do not know, what to take from it. To elaborate: This question arose from comments on this ...
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Can I ask if my calculation is correct? [duplicate]

Let's say I've been working in a calculation which is reasonable simple but I didn't found it done anywhere else. Can I post is in physics.SE and ask what the community think about it? I know in ...
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Are questions asking for confirmation of a method off-topic?

I have asked a question relating to how I have approached a problem. My reason for asking the question was my answers seem to be unrealistic. The question is here: How to calculate force on a string ...

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