Four months ago I asked one question in MO and had no expected answer. After following the clues from comments of other users I realized that, in that time, I didn't even know how to properly ask what I wanted to know. Now, four months and a lot of reading later, I believe that I know how to ask properly what I had in mind and also that I had already found the answer, but I'm not sure if this answer is correct.

My question is: What should I do?

What come to my mind is to open a new post stating the proper form of the question and asking if my answer is correct. Is this the best to do?

Ps: I have searched for this and had no results. I found this post and this post about answering your own question, but it's not my case as I'm not sure if the answer is correct. I also found this question and this question about using MO for "proof checking", but this is not my case either.

Edit: Here is a link to the post created from this.

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    $\begingroup$ Hmm. My first instinct is to edit the first question to include the cleaned-up version at the top (keeping the old version clearly delineated at the bottom, so the comments make sense). But you could instead ask a new question, linking to the old question and vice versa (and ask a mod to close the old one, for example as no longer relevant). This latter option seems desirable given the length of the original question. $\endgroup$
    – David Roberts Mod
    Mar 16, 2022 at 7:15
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you for your help dear @DavidRoberts! I will follow you second option. $\endgroup$ Mar 16, 2022 at 17:12


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