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Hello I am trying to buy the OCR Chemistry B textbook on amazon. But nearly all the reviews said it has a lot error. Does someone who has this book can tell me it is really a worst textbook or not?
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I mean it's a good textbook just yeah lots of typos.
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Do u mean the content is fine a part from typos?
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I mean it's a good textbook just yeah lots of typos.
Do u mean the content is fine a part from typos?
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I mean it's a good textbook just yeah lots of typos.
Do you mean the content is fine a part from typos?
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Hello I am trying to buy the OCR Chemistry B textbook on amazon. But nearly all the reviews said it has a lot error. Does someone who has this book can tell me it is really a worst textbook or not?
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Most of it is fine but some of the answers and diagrams are wrong. If you are learning the course in school don't bother, just get the CGP guide.
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Do you mean the content is fine a part from typos?
Yeah there a handful of mistakes and I corrected them as I went through. No longer got the textbook anymore as I handed it back to school so couldn't tell you which ones. Think I remember the thiosulphate titration equation at the end of ES being wrong maybe.
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Most of it is fine but some of the answers and diagrams are wrong. If you are learning the course in school don't bother, just get the CGP guide.
I will start the course at September, is that fine if I use this book for preview?
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I will start the course at September, is that fine if I use this book for preview?
I wouldn't recommend it. If a teacher is teaching you the course they will provide any material that is necessary. Just get the revision guide, it's much more accurate and easy to understand (and cheaper!!)
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I will start the course at September, is that fine if I use this book for preview?
I've literally relied on the OCR B textbook for A Level chemistry. That textbook is the main resource I use for revision and I can still manage to get an A at AS chem and 80+% in end of topic tests for A2 so I would say its a pretty good textbook imo. The textbook is tailored towards the OCR B spec and it goes through the content in depth whilst I don't find the CGP book detailed enough to get the top grades. There are some errors in the textbook, but I haven't really found many tbh.
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I had the one for OCR A.

I only remember one meaningful mistake in the answer to one of the questions in organic chemistry which I spotted and verified with my teacher.

These are good books with plenty of practice questions there are bound to be a few mistakes since the spec is new.

Who cares about typos, were not studying English language.

I would definitely recommend.
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