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Here's my go: Homework-like questions and check-my-work questions are considered off-topic here, particularly when they are about specific computations instead of asking about the conceptual frameworks that underlies the calculation. Homework questions can be on-topic when they are useful to a broader audience, but please read the links above carefully ...


My time machine took me back 6 years and found this alternate wording (updated to include the same check-my-work link and slightly changed to fit character limits): Homework-like questions should ask about a specific physics concept and show some effort to understand the problem. The question must be about understanding the concept; questions that just ...


If you think that everything is fine how it is now, and we shouldn't change the wording of the close banner that appears under closed homework-like questions, you might upvote this answer to record that sentiment.


This is based on a canned comment frequently posted by ACuriousMind, but with an additional sentence to remind readers that answering homework-like questions may also be a poor use of everyone's time. Please note that homework-like questions and check-my-work questions are generally considered off-topic here. We intend our questions to be potentially ...


In its current form, I think the question is "too broad," which is another reason that we close questions. In general we don't change the close reasons on closed questions that don't survive the reopen queue; we just leave them closed.

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