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People can use whatever works for them, and there are times when
multiple monitors are essential or helpful, but a student shopping for
a laptop for school isn't likely to have any problem getting by with
the one screen.
For your health, it's a good idea to have an external keyboard and
pointing device, plus a stand to put the laptop on so you can have the
screen at the right height.
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