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What is the right way to format a mathematical formula?

The question "Did Euler make the elementary mistake […]" sees something like a micro edit war centered around the formatting of the title. The original post used pseudo-math mode to ...
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Style guide: Should bolded/emphasized portions of a long quote be noted as not belonging to the original source?

I often bold portions of long quotes so that skim readers can pick up the important parts quickly. I find it cumbersome to note that this formatting is not from the original source, but at the same ...
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How should we deal with broken links on posts?

When you create a hyperlink to an article, would you please include the title of the article in the hypertext? For example, consider the following answer, which doesn't include the titles of the ...
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In answers are there connections between formatting, content, and neutrality?

What do you think of, how do practice, using bold text in answers? Or even UPPER CASE text? Here are recent comments (the bold text formatting, added to them for emphasis, is mine): All I can say ...
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Chemical equation notation

as this question got bumped up recently, its title still bugs me. (H₂O → HHO) This doesn't actually mean anything its two different ways to write the same molecule. Should this be changed to ...
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