Can I buy a business book at amazon and use it like a teacher uses a text book to teach small groups of people who come together and pay a fee to attend the class?
State/Country relating to question: California
Yes, absolutely. Copyright law would stop you from photocopying the book, or maybe projecting it on a screen, but purely using it and its information is absolutely no problem.
That's true even if you are making money along the way.
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