This tag is officially deprecated, but the guidelines in the tag info (below) are useful. Homework means the asker is requesting help with a school exercise. This lets potential answerers know that they should guide the student in solving the problem, rather than simply showing the complete answer.

Questions regarding homework assignments (school exercises) are more than welcome, provided that they:

  1. Briefly explain the problem you are trying to solve; do not post your entire assignment verbatim.
  2. Explain what you have tried thus far, and where you are stuck.
  3. Don't ask for 'complete' solutions to the problem; we're not here to do your homework for you.

The tag is officially deprecated and may be removed if it's added to a question, but the points here are a useful checklist for askers to use in writing their questions.

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