*Ever feel like perfection seems impossible?*

**That's ok!**

#### StudyIB Physics** top 10 exam tips**

- Get fluent with your data booklet.
- Get fluent with your calculator.
- Memorise facts, definitions and rules to guarantee 10% of the marks.
- Read questions carefully, understand the language.
- Highlight the command term and the physical quantity of interest.
- Draw diagrams to help visualize the problem.
- Eliminate variables using ratios to simplify equations.
- Structure your calculations giving full explanations of steps.
- Use the units.
- Check your work and scrap around for marks.

### What to expect

Learn about the contents of the papers, reading time and what materials you can expect to use.

### Exam questions

It's clear that revising content knowledge will help you to perform better in the exam. But what about understanding the language of the questions themselves?

### SL practice paper 1

An original paper for you to try. It's equivalent to a Standard Level Paper 1.

### HL practice paper 1

An original paper for you to try. It's equivalent to a Higher Level Paper 1.

### SL practice paper 2

An original paper for you to try. It's equivalent to a Standard Level Paper 2.

### HL practice paper 2

An original paper for you to try. It's equivalent to a Standard Level Paper 2.

### Mind maps and revision techniques

You should consider exercising your memory, using the virtual tutor and solving problems during revision.

### Pairing games

Some pairing games to practice applying equations.

### Remembering equations

You might think that you don't have to remember all the equations because you have the databook but it's not true.

### Misconceptions

A misconception is an incorrect idea about something that is common among non-experts.

### Past paper walk-throughs

This page is a growing repository of worked solutions, starting with SL November 2018.