The Third Edition of Algebra: Introductory and Intermediate provides mathematically sound and comprehensive coverage of the topics considered essential in a combined introductory and intermediate algebra course. The text also includes new prep tests, updated applications, and a new design. Furthermore, the Instructor's Annotated Edition features a comprehensive selection of new instructor support material. The class-tested Aufmann Interactive Method, incorporated throughout the text, ensures that students interact with the math and master the concepts presented. This model is especially supportive for distance-learning and self-paced laboratory situations.