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Jackie’s alarm clock buzzes. She reaches over to the small table next to her bed and turns it off. As she pulls the covers back up, Jackie thinks about her 8:30 American history class. Should she go to the class today or sleep a little longer? She worked late last night and really hasn’t had enough sleep. Besides, she’s fairly sure her professor will be discussing a subject she already knows well. Maybe it would be okay to miss class today. Is Jackie more likely to miss some classes than she is to miss other classes? What determines which classes Jackie will attend and which classes she won’t?

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Economics (MindTap Course List)

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Roger A. Arnold
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ISBN: 9781337617383
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Economics (MindTap Course List)

13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337617383

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Jackie’s alarm clock buzzes. She reaches over to the small table next to her bed and turns it off. As she pulls the covers back up, Jackie thinks about her 8:30 American history class. Should she go to the class today or sleep a little longer? She worked late last night and really hasn’t had enough sleep. Besides, she’s fairly sure her professor will be discussing a subject she already knows well. Maybe it would be okay to miss class today. Is Jackie more likely to miss some classes than she is to miss other classes? What determines which classes Jackie will attend and which classes she won’t?

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