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    Would I just lost all of the reasons under neath my working ?
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    Would I just lost all of the reasons under neath my working ?
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    I think your explanation to that question is fine unless _gcx could suggest anything lol.

    You could also give the reasons for your workings like angles around a point sum to 360° and angles in a triangle sum to 180°.

    I would give a reason for each line of your working, obviously sometimes you can't explain what you're doing, but even if you repeat the same reason several times it's better to over explain than under explain.
    For example, for this question:
    180-148=32 because angles in a triangle add up to 180 degrees

    Your reasons don't need to be complicated, something that simple is perfectly fine and will get you the marks. I would suggest explaining as many steps of your working out as possible on questions like this to make sure you get all the marks.

    It's clear you know why for each step, but you know what some examiners and mark schemes are like so you may as well write out a reason for each step even though it's obvious.
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