## Introductory AlgebraThe Lial/Hornsby developmental mathematics paperback series has helped thousands of students succeed in math. In keeping with its proven track record, this revision includes a sharp new design, many new exercises and applications, and several new features to enhance student learning. Among the features added or revised include a new Study Skills Workbook, a Diagnostic Pretest, Chapter Openers, Test Your Word Power, Focus on Real-Data Applications, and an increased use of the authors' six-step problem solving process. |

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