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    I just don't understand?? vinbrowne15

    The reason I find higher level maths so hard is because the words they use are very hard to understand, i'm able to speak perfect English, I just cant get the hang of the words used in maths. Does anyone have any notes on these type of words used in maths, eg,(Translation)??

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      Sarah2014

      no sorry but my advice is to look over the exam papers and ask questions to your maths teacher

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      clark13

      I'd say to keep doing papers to see what comes up frequently, then ask your teacher what those words mean

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      JackW

      Most of the time there are trigger words in a question such as solve,explain,show,find and calculate. If you know what is asked of you whe. These words are mentioned you should be ok

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      fionnanros

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      fionnanros

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      Whitestar

      translation and all of them words are in the geometry chapter of our books

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      revelies

      all im sure of is that 'find the sum' means that you add. 'solve' means multiply.

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      JackW

      No Solve means find the value of the variable

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      SryanBruen

      Hence = using your answer from the previous question you answered.

      Evaluate = find the value of....

      Construct = Using instruments such as ruler or protractor.

      Round = Rounding means converting a real number into an integer (whole number). 1.302 rounded to a full number is 1.

      Graph = Construct your lines or coordinates etc onto a graph.

      Prove = Proof with reason on the Geometry Theorem.

      Verify = Show the statement is true.

      ^ Some vocabulary I found through the papers for you.

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