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Physics for CAPE Unit 1, A CXC Study Guide

Caribbean Examinations Council, Terry David, Joyce Crichlow, Carlos Hunte, and Dwight DeFreitas

Price:  £20.99 +VAT

ISBN: 978-1408517611
Publication date: 01/08/2012
Pack: 192 pages
Dimensions: 265x195mm

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For CXC students who want to prepare fully for their exams, CXC Study Guides are a series of titles that provide students with additional support to pass the exam. CXC Study Guides are a unique product that have been written by experienced examiners at CXC and carry the board's exclusive branding.


  • This title also comes with a CD with extra Exam-style questions, Exercises and Activities. Organised unit-by-unit, these provide additional practice for students so that they can hone their knowledge and skills. Key features
  • Introduction and Objectives setting out the key concepts to be covered in each chapter
  • Did you know? boxes to expand your knowledge and encourage further study
  • The key terms you need to know supplemented by a comprehensive glossary
  • Engaging activities to transfer theory into practice
  • Activities with feedback to provide plenty of practice and help build understanding and application of concepts
  • Examination style practice questions to build confidence ahead of your examinations

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Table of Contents

Module 1: Mechanics
1: Physical quantities and units
2: Measurements
3: Kinematics
4: Dynamics
5: Forces
6: Work, energy and power
7: Circular motion
8: Gravitation
Module 2: Oscillations and waves
9: Oscillations

10: Refractions
11: Waves
12: The physics of hearing
13: The physics of sight
Module 3: Thermal and mechanical properties of matter
14: Temperature
15: Thermal properties of matter
16: Ideal gases and the kinetic theory
17: The first law of thermodynamics
18: Thermal energy transfer
19: Phases of matter
20: Analysis and interpretation