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    Can someobe give me tips on equilibrium and reactions rates for a2. I am having trouble with the calculations and memorizing stuff.
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    Maybe try watch a YouTube video on what you are struggling on. Being able to see and hear someone do it can make it a lot easier to remember and understand. And you can go at your own pace so if you don't understand something you can pause and go back. It might help
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    try the jim clark book for claulations and the dr boes notes for memorsing but you hav to buy the dr boes notes on amzon. I have a copy for as and a2 as I just finished chem this yr with an a*
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    Jim clark's book (as mentioned above) is probably the best calculations book available right now. It's a must-have if aiming for an A/A*.

    It has step-by-step explanations, with diverse examples of questions that can be asked (with step-by step solutions), and practice questions ranging from basic to very difficult (the answers are also worked out at the back).
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    Thank you so much for yiur recommendations. What do you guys think about a tutor?
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    (Original post by JustgotAstar)
    Thank you so much for yiur recommendations. What do you guys think about a tutor?
    This is just my opinion, but I have always been against using tutors because:
    - It's expensive (usually £30 an hour)
    - There is support from school teachers and peers
    - Tutors may not be as experienced as your teacher in teaching the course
    - There are a tonne of resources out there (e.g. the book I mentioned)
    - The chemistry specification is extremely specific, so if something doesn't come up on it then there's a 0% chance it will come up in the exam.
    - You need to learn to self study

    However if you find the course really difficult and are working well below your target grade, and have tried your best, then get a tutor.
 
 
 
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