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    Would I be permitted to use Euclid's algorithm for finding the highest common factor in an exam question? I am sure Edexcel allow marks for this approach, but I don't know if AQA does.
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    If you get the right answer, then sure! For GCSE it’s not really about the working if you do get the correct answer
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    (Original post by Tamrin)
    Would I be permitted to use Euclid's algorithm for finding the highest common factor in an exam question? I am sure Edexcel allow marks for this approach, but I don't know if AQA does.
    you would not have to do this at GCSE.
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    (Original post by Tamrin)
    Would I be permitted to use Euclid's algorithm for finding the highest common factor in an exam question? I am sure Edexcel allow marks for this approach, but I don't know if AQA does.
    Whilst I praise your innovation, I don't think GCSE questions are really that deep :rofl:

    I mean if it works it works
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    (Original post by Pastelx)
    If you get the right answer, then sure! For GCSE it’s not really about the working if you do get the correct answer
    Ah, thanks! My teacher really emphasises on method marks, and when I look at mark schemes, I find that there are certain approaches to a question where marks are not awarded.
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    (Original post by _gcx)
    you would not have to do this at GCSE.
    I know, but I find this method (in some cases) quicker and easier. Just want to be aware of my options.
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    (Original post by Tamrin)
    I know, but I find this method (in some cases) quicker and easier. Just want to be aware of my options.
    I'm not sure how it would be quicker with the stuff you'll encounter at GCSE :rofl: But fair play I guess.
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    (Original post by AryanGh)
    Whilst I praise your innovation, I don't think GCSE questions are really that deep :rofl:

    I mean if it works it works
    Hahah, yeah I guess so, but there are some methods where you aren't awarded marks, and I'd rather not lose out on a few easy marks by using a different approach.
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    (Original post by _gcx)
    I'm not sure how it would be quicker with the stuff you'll encounter at GCSE :rofl: But fair play I guess.
    Okay, I lied. sometimes I'm a bit lazy with drawing venn diagrams and bunch of branches. Also, I've never gone wrong with euclid, and it makes checking my work at the end easier. :dong:
 
 
 
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