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YOUR COURSE MATERIALS N. Gregory Mankiw’s Principles of Economics, 4e You will… — be tested — receive homework assignments — have reading assignments …from these materials
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LEARNING PATH VIDEO for Mankiw- Featuring Steven Tomlinson ACCESS Mankiw 4/e —When there is a concept that you “just don’t get” —When you would like to see a topic explained “just once more” before an exam or quiz. —Learning Path video access featuring Steven Tomlinson is available for this text. ISBN for Video Access: 0324647964
ANYTHING TO HELP STUDENTS WITHOUT COMPUTERS? —Study Guide Includes learning objectives, a description of the chapter's context and purpose, a chapter review, key terms and definitions, advanced critical thinking questions, practice tests, and helpful hints for understanding difficult concepts. ISBN for Study Guide 0324319029
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