### Content & Command Terms

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### Objective 1

 Define Give the precise meaning of a word, phrase or physical quantity. Draw Represent by means of pencil lines. Label Add labels to a diagram. List Give a sequence of names or other brief answers with no explanation. Measure Find a value for a quantity. State Give a specific name, value or other brief answer without explanation or calculation.

### Objective 2

 Annotate Add brief notes to a diagram or graph. Apply Use an idea, equation, principle, theory or law in a new situation. Calculate Find a numerical answer showing the relevant stages in the working (unless instructed not to do so). Describe Give a detailed account. Distinguish Give the differences between two or more different items. Estimate Find an approximate value for an unknown quantity. Identify Find an answer from a given number of possibilities. Outline Give a brief account or summary.

### Objective 3

 Analyse Interpret data to reach conclusions. Comment Give a judgment based on a given statement or result of a calculation. Compare Give an account of similarities and differences between two (or more) items, referring to both (all) of them throughout. Construct Represent or develop in graphical form. Deduce Reach a conclusion from the information given. Derive Manipulate a mathematical relationship(s) to give a new equation or relationship. Design Produce a plan, simulation or model. Determine Find the only possible answer. Discuss Give an account including, where possible, a range of arguments for and against the relative importance of various factors, or comparisons of alternative hypotheses. Evaluate Assess the implications and limitations. Explain Give a detailed account of causes, reasons or mechanisms. Predict Give an expected result. Show Give the steps in a calculation or derivation. Sketch Represent by means of a graph showing a line and labelled but unscaled axes but with important features (for example, intercept) clearly indicated. Solve Obtain an answer using algebraic and/or numerical methods. Suggest Propose a hypothesis or other possible answer.
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