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There are many instances of homework questions getting answers before they are closed. But in those cases where they do not get answers... Many posts that fall under the "homework-and-exercise" tag do not follow the site policy on homework-like questions. Instead of asking about physics concepts in the context of an exercise problem, they are just ...


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Perhaps that is the correct criterion? That answering the question might involve lists but if it also has a genuine place for broader conceptual clarification then the question is a healthy question? I think so. Let's suppose the purpose of Physics SE is to accumulate a database of questions/answers that are helpful to people who are trying to understand ...


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Something being useful in general does not mean it belongs here. CPR training is a very good thing to provide, if you are qualified to. But I think we can all agree this is not something that we should be doing here. Good-quality derivations of canonical HS problems is a good thing in general. But this does not automatically mean we should be doing it here. ...


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