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Oxford Revise: AQA A Level Chemistry

Revise everything you need to know to do well in your AQA A Level Chemistry exam. You will build your skills and knowledge in all of the topics in the AQA course across physical, organic and inorganic chemistry.

ISBN-10: 1382008570

ISBN-13: 9781382008570

About Oxford Revise: AQA A Level Chemistry revision guide 

This revision guide will help you build the knowledge and skills for success in AQA A Level Chemistry.

You will cover all the topics you need to revise for A Level Chemistry in one book, from atomic structure to polymers.

It includes required practicals and synoptic links, plus a data booklet and periodic table.

Plenty of exam practice questions and maths worked examples and support will help you make sure you’re ready for the exam.

Contents list
Physical Chemistry
Chapter1: Atomic structure
Chapter2: Amount of substance
Chapter3: Bonding
Chapter4: Energetics and kinetics
Chapter5: Chemical equilibria and redox equations
Chapter6: Thermodynamics (A-level only)
Chapter7: Rate equations and equilibrium constants
Chapter8: Electrode potentials and electrochemical cells (A-level only)
Chapter9: Acids and bases (A-level only)
Inorganic chemistry
Chapter10: The Periodic Table
Chapter11: Period 3 elements and their oxides (A-level only)
Chapter12: Transition metals (A-level only)
Chapter13: Reactions of ions in aqueous solution (A-level only)

Organic Chemistry
Chapter14: Introduction to organic chemistry
Chapter15: Alkanes
Chapter16: Halogenoalkanes
Chapter17: Alkenes and alcohols
Chapter18: Organic analysis
Chapter19: Optical isomerism (A-level only)
Chapter20: Aldehydes, ketones, and carboxylic acids
Chapter21: Aromatic chemistry, amines, and polymers (A-level only)
Chapter22: Amino acids, proteins, and DNA (A-level only)
Chapter23: Organic synthesis (A-level only)
Chapter24: NMR and chromatography (A-level only)

Revise effectively with Oxford Revise
This guide covers every topic in the AQA A Level Chemistry course in depth, using clear, easy-to-understand language. Key terms boxes highlight the important words and language that you need to understand and help you to use them confidently. Revision tips give you quick ways to understand the core concepts and practice remembering them.

Each chapter has lots of exam-style questions for you to practice. These are designed to build your confidence, consolidate your knowledge and stretch your understanding. Exam tips show you how to interpret questions, what you need to do in your answers, and give you advice on how to get as many marks as possible.

The Oxford Revise approach
Oxford Revise uses a clear three-step method to get you ready for your exams.

Step 1: Knowledge – learn the facts
Everything you need to know in each chapter is summarised in an easy-to-follow Knowledge Organiser.

Step 2: Retrieval – check you’ve retained the knowledge
Quick-fire recall questions and answers make sure you have learned the knowledge you will need for your exams.

Step 3: Practice – complete questions in the style of the final exams
Practice applying your knowledge and skills with plenty of exam-style questions, featuring hints and tips from revision and subject experts.

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