Command words definitions

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Command words are the words and phrases used in exams and are important hints to the type of response required to obtain full credit in exam questions. We've updated our A Level maths specifications to include command word definitions, so your students will have a better understanding as to how they should answer questions.

Want a classroom resource that provides a quick explanation of some of the command words you’ll encounter?

A Level Maths Posters

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