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what does "describe" mean?

you should recall facts, events, or processes accurately. you might need to give an account of what something looked like, or what happened

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what does "explain" mean?

you need to make something clear, or state the reasons for something happening. the points in the answer must be linked together. the answer must not be a list of reasons. all the points in the answer must be linked together

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what does "compare" mean?

you need to describe similarities and differences between things. if you are asked to compare x and y, write down something about x AND something about y, and give a comparison