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E-textbooks on tablets cost less than print textbooks.

According to the School Library Journal, the average price of a K-12 print textbook is approximately $70 compared with $45-$55 for a 6-year subscription to a digital textbook. [75] E-textbook prices continue to drop with VitalSource reporting, on average, a 31% drop in price between 2016 and 2018. [76] Tablet prices also continue to drop, making them increasingly affordable. Tablets cost on average $489 in 2011 compared with $299 in 2018. [10][11][78]

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