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.The IAE, rich with new instructor support materials, features reduced student pages with support material in the margins. (Answers to exercises and transparency icons appear on the reduced student page.) Features include Instructor Notes; tips for introducing new or recycled vocabulary, symbols, formulas, rules, properties or equations; Discuss the Concepts prompts; Concept Check questions; Optional Student Activities; In-Class Examples to present with every objective; Suggested Assignments; Quick Quiz; and Answers to selected Writing Exercises, Focus on Problem Solving activities, and Projects and Group Activities.AIM for Success, a special preface for students, guides them in how to be successful using the text and the Aufmann Interactive Method (AIM). Suggestions for using the Preface as a lesson are featured in the Instructor's Resource Manual. Eduspace, powered by Blackboard, for the Aufmann/Barker/Lockwood Algebra: Introductory and Intermediate course includes algorithmic exercises, an online Study Guide and test bank content in question pools.