IB Computer Science - Command Terms
exam review for IB Computer Science - command terms
Give the precise meaning of a word or phrase as concisely as possible
Give a specific name or other brief answer. No supporting argument or calculation is necessary.
Use an idea, equation, principle, theory or law in a new situation.
Find an accurate answer using mathematical or other formal methods. Show the working unless instructed not to do so. "Convert", "Express" or "Simplify" may be used to refer to specific forms.
Give a detailed account, including all the relevant information.
Find an approximate answer, generally using mathematical methods.
Find an answer from a number of possibilities.
Give a brief account or summary, including essential information only.
Follow and record the action of an algorithm, often using a table.
Interpret information to reach conclusions.
Give an account of similarities and differences between two (or more) items, referring to both (all) of them throughout. Can be given using a table.
Give an account including, where possible, a range of arguments and assessments of the relative importance of various factors or comparison of alternative hypotheses or ideas.
Give a clear account including causes, reasons or mechanisms.
Assess the implications and limitations.
Formulate and/or assemble information in a logical manner.
Produce a plan, object, simulation or model.
Find the only possible answer.
Propose a solution, hypothesis or other possible answer.
Represent by means of pencil lines. Add labels unless told not to do so.
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