Looking for technical help online sounds like this:

“Folks, my shower drain is clogged up, how do I unclog it?”

“Why don’t you move to a house with a bathtub?”
“Try not to clog it up in the first place, duh”
“Why would you even need to take your showers at home?”
“Just take out the things that are clogging the drain, how difficult is that”
“If you can’t maintain a shower stall in good conditions, why do you even clean yourself?”

@miramarco This angers some of my peers, but I make a point to first answer people's questions exactly as worded. Up to them to determine if their question was wrong or not, which they should be able to tell if the shape of the answer also looks wrong.

Sometimes, after making my best effort to answer the question as asked, I may try to suggest a completely different approach (i.e. a different question). But first, the exact question.

A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make $$\pi z^2 \times a$$ jokes. Use $$ and $$ for inline LaTeX, and $ and $ for display mode.