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Chemistry A-Level Banana Skins

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Ensure that you don't slip-up by studying the common mistakes students make in their exams. Inspired by the examiner's reports!

The Banana Skins are a flash-card series containing an eclectic mix of common slip-ups made by students. Going through and completing the Banana Skins is an ideal way to ensure that you are on top of your revision. The slip-ups are inspired by the examiner's reports taken from the main examining bodies over the last 5 years.

Every year students tend to make the same mistakes on core concepts in Chemistry. Consequently these reoccurring mistakes are costing students unnecessary marks and lowering their overall grade. It seems that a large proportion of these mistakes can be easily avoided with some fine-tuning!

Based on the A-Level examiner's reports in Chemistry A-Level the App contains 30 common mistakes that students make. The App prompts the student will the correct reminders on several core concepts and it also advises re-reading key areas in Chemistry that regularly appear in the exam

Did you know that in A-Level Chemistry students regularly:

Forget that Water Vapour is a greenhouse gas
Slip-up when discussing the differences between alkanes and alkenes
Forget the key components of Le Chatelier’s principle
Confuse the difference between hydrolysis and hydration
Misspell “tetrahedral” and risk losing marks
(Many more inside)

"The A-Level Chemistry Banana Skins work well as a final spot test, that more importantly come straight from the examiner's mouth. A quick and easy solution to test that you are ready for your exam!" - S-Cool