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Openstax textbooks for AP Physics -- Opinions / Experiences?

  1. May 26, 2017 #1
    I am interested in experiences with the Open Stax textbook for AP Physics.
     
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  3. May 31, 2017 #2
    Thanks for the thread! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post? The more details the better.
     
  4. May 31, 2017 #3
    I used them last year. The information is ok, but the formatting is terrible. It's bad to the point that it's distracting. Maybe it has been corrected in the year since, but I didn't use them this year for that reason alone. The font size continually changes, on the same page, as well as the line spacing. It looks like 800 different people were assigned random paragraphs, they all wrote in a different format, and then it was all smashed together as is. Plus they still cost 40+ dollars each to get a physical copy.
     
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