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    Hey I am taking A-Level Maths, Chemistry and business studies (AS year) and I wanted to know what the best revision books are, at the moment I think CGP for chemistry and maths but what do you think??
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    Get CGP for chemistry - it DOES help, but it doesn't have all the necessary info, you might be better off getting a different revision guide alongside the CGP one. I had two revision guides that I used instead of the main textbook. There are new textbooks now so they might be better, but all my science textbooks (OCR) were absolutely rubbish and completely useless - they didn't even cover all the specification points. 'Endorsed by OCR' my ass. You didn't specify what exam board you're doing so I can't recommend a specific book!

    I wouldn't bother with a revision guide for maths. They are pretty much useless, all you really need to do for maths is watch ExamSolutions/HegartyMaths and do all the past papers you can get your hands on (multiple times, other exam boards etc.). A revision guide won't help you - I had one in year 12 and the only time I opened it was the morning of my statistics exam in year 13 as last minute revision (which was useless). I wouldn't waste the money!

    As far as business studies goes, I can't recommend anything since I didn't take it, but I bet there's a CGP one - or you can probably find something on Amazon.
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    Get CGP for chemistry - it DOES help, but it doesn't have all the necessary info, you might be better off getting a different revision guide alongside the CGP one. I had two revision guides that I used instead of the main textbook. There are new textbooks now so they might be better, but all my science textbooks (OCR) were absolutely rubbish and completely useless - they didn't even cover all the specification points. 'Endorsed by OCR' my ass. You didn't specify what exam board you're doing so I can't recommend a specific book!

    I wouldn't bother with a revision guide for maths. They are pretty much useless, all you really need to do for maths is watch ExamSolutions/HegartyMaths and do all the past papers you can get your hands on (multiple times, other exam boards etc.). A revision guide won't help you - I had one in year 12 and the only time I opened it was the morning of my statistics exam in year 13 as last minute revision (which was useless). I wouldn't waste the money!

    As far as business studies goes, I can't recommend anything since I didn't take it, but I bet there's a CGP one - or you can probably find something on Amazon.
    Hi thanks very much for the reply will take the advice for the maths revision guide I would have said which exam board but my college hasnt informed me yet :s I think it is AQA for science and Edexcel for maths but could be wrong.
 
 
 
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