Economics (MindTap Course List)

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

Economics (MindTap Course List)

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


Chapter 1.4, Problem 3ST
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Why is it important to test a theory? Why not simply accept a theory if it sounds right?

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