Slavin's low price continues to make it one of the best values on the market. It's approximately $25 less than other principles texts. The built-in study guide has perforated pages that students can tear out and hand in to the instructor. Students don't need to purchase an additional expensive supplement; they can write in the exercises at the end of each chapter. The author's humorous writing style and historical approach to economics is a hit with students, who might otherwise find the subject dry or intimidating. Steve Slavin is an experienced and respected author--in addition to over 30 years experience teaching the principles course, he has written 11 other math and economics books.
Dozens of self-help boxes anticipate and answer frequently asked questions.
The book reviews math that students should have learned in middle school. The better prepared students can skip this material, but this review enables students to start on a level playing field. Many advanced work boxes provide more challenging material, giving adventurous student an opportunity to learn and master difficult material.
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