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Oxford Revise: OCR GCSE Computer Science

Prepare with confidence for your OCR GCSE Computer Science exam with Oxford Revise

ISBN-10: 1382044089

ISBN-13: 9781382044080

About Oxford Revise: OCR GCSE Computer Science revision guide 

Oxford Revise OCR GCSE Computer Science provides you with all the key information that you need to revise and covers the full specification.

Get the support you need to revise for the exam, including topics like binary numbers, and programming languages.

By working through the Knowledge – Retrieval – Practice sections, you will be using proven ways to revise, check and recall so that what you revise sticks in your memory.   

Contents list
1 Binary numbers
2 Hexadecimal numbers
3 Binary arithmetic
4 The processor
5 Electronic memory
6 Operating systems
7 Storing data
8 Multimedia
9 File size
10 Networks
11 Standards and protocols
12 Online security
13 Social issues
14 Legal issues
15 Computational thinking
16 Writing algorithms
17 Programming languages
18 Values and variables
19 Operators
20 Inputs and outputs
21 Selection structure
22 Iteration (loop structures)
23 Coding errors
24 Testing
25 Trace tables
26 Decomposition
27 Procedures and functions
28 Safe and readable programs
29 Strings and files
30 Arrays
31 Search algorithms
32 Sort algorithms
33 Data tables
34 Electronic logic
35 Logic diagrams
Revise effectively with Oxford Revise
This guide covers every topic in the OCR GCSE Computer Science 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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