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06 Oct 01:27 PM

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06 Oct 01:33 PM

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"wissen" refers to more complicated things in many cases, you ask for ways, methods etc.

Both can often be interchanged by simply restructuring the question though.

Kennen Sie diesen Mann? (Do you know that man?)

Kennst du den Weg nach Hause? (Do you know the way home?)

Weißt du, wie du (von hier) nach Hause kommst? (Do you know how you can get home (from here)?)

Weißt du, wie man diese Aufgabe lösen kann? (Do you know how one can solve this equation?)

Kennst du die Lösung dieser Aufgabe? (Do you know the solution of this equation? (in this case, you are not asking for a method, but want to know the actual result/solution))

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German

"wissen" refers to more complicated things in many cases, you ask for ways, methods etc.

Both can often be interchanged by simply restructuring the question though.

Kennen Sie diesen Mann? (Do you know that man?)

Kennst du den Weg nach Hause? (Do you know the way home?)

Weißt du, wie du (von hier) nach Hause kommst? (Do you know how you can get home (from here)?)

Weißt du, wie man diese Aufgabe lösen kann? (Do you know how one can solve this equation?)

Kennst du die Lösung dieser Aufgabe? (Do you know the solution of this equation? (in this case, you are not asking for a method, but want to know the actual result/solution))

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@Halala thank you, this was really helpful 😁😁😁