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    I am about to buy one book that covers material for A levels/IB. Basically, I am looking for the book that covers A levels/IB syllabus and is the best on the market.
    I found this:
    http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/Pear.../9780435994402

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Advanced-Che.../dp/0199146330

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Chemistry%C2...0298174&sr=8-1
    Which one is better? Price is not the problem, I just want to have the best... if anyone recommends anything else, I`ll be very grateful.
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    (Original post by Flea32)
    Hi!

    I am about to buy one book that covers material for A levels/IB. Basically, I am looking for the book that covers A levels/IB syllabus and is the best on the market.
    I found this:
    http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/Pear.../9780435994402

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Advanced-Che.../dp/0199146330

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Chemistry%C2...0298174&sr=8-1
    Which one is better? Price is not the problem, I just want to have the best... if anyone recommends anything else, I`ll be very grateful.
    First I would get the exam-board endorsed book. After that if you wanted something extra I would get the "Advanced Chemistry (Advanced Science)"

    I have used the Michael Clugston + Rosalind Flemming book and I feel it has the right balance between teaching you the things you need to know for your exam and giving a little extra background information. Another good point about the book is that it has lots of questions on each topic from many different exam boards and If you like this book then the biology equivalent is even better! XD

    Personally, I feel that the exam endorsed book should be good enough to be your main book and you should use the Michael Clugston book as part of your 'extra' reading.

    Good luck with your exams and I hope you found my post useful
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    (Original post by Flea32)
    Hi!

    I am about to buy one book that covers material for A levels/IB. Basically, I am looking for the book that covers A levels/IB syllabus and is the best on the market.
    I found this:
    http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/Pear.../9780435994402

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Advanced-Che.../dp/0199146330

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Chemistry%C2...0298174&sr=8-1
    Which one is better? Price is not the problem, I just want to have the best... if anyone recommends anything else, I`ll be very grateful.
    You'll find an IB specific syllabus in the website in my sig.
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    (Original post by freetown)
    First I would get the exam-board endorsed book. After that if you wanted something extra I would get the "Advanced Chemistry (Advanced Science)"

    I have used the Michael Clugston + Rosalind Flemming book and I feel it has the right balance between teaching you the things you need to know for your exam and giving a little extra background information. Another good point about the book is that it has lots of questions on each topic from many different exam boards and If you like this book then the biology equivalent is even better! XD

    Personally, I feel that the exam endorsed book should be good enough to be your main book and you should use the Michael Clugston book as part of your 'extra' reading.

    Good luck with your exams and I hope you found my post useful
    Thanks for an answer and wishes. I just have some more question.. if you`d like to have a book that gives you further knowledge, not just A level knowledge. Would you choose:
    http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/Chem.../9780199691852
    or
    http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/Adva.../9780199146338
    this.
    Or anything else? I`d like to learn on the level of a-levels and even more... so I will be well prepared for uni.

    Thanks again.
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    (Original post by charco)
    You'll find an IB specific syllabus in the website in my sig.

    (Original post by Flea32)
    Thanks for an answer and wishes. I just have some more question.. if you`d like to have a book that gives you further knowledge, not just A level knowledge. Would you choose:
    http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/Chem.../9780199691852
    or
    http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/Adva.../9780199146338
    this.
    Or anything else? I`d like to learn on the level of a-levels and even more... so I will be well prepared for uni.

    Thanks again.
    I can't recommend books that will prepare you for university because I am only studying a-levels! :P

    You could look for the "first year reading list". If you don't have one ring the university, I am sure they will give it you early if they are feeling kind . If you are going to study chemistry then maybe Charco is the best person to ask.
 
 
 
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