Asking relevant, specific, and clear questions helps you get the answers you’re looking for. Before asking, think about what you want to know and what kind of answer you need.
- Relevant questions have to do with the problem at hand. Ask about a specific example, inquire about related topics, or encourage thought-provoking discussions about the topic.
- Specific questions provide details about the problem that can direct your peers to understand exactly what you are trying to figure out.
- Clear questions help your peers interpret your question correctly. This means that they understand your question and they can use the details you provided to give you a great answer.
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