With its complete, interactive, objective-based approach, Introductory Algebra: An Applied Approach, is a best-seller in this market. The Seventh Edition provides mathematically sound and comprehensive coverage of the topics considered essential in a beginning algebra course. An Instructor's Annotated Edition features a comprehensive selection of instructor support materials. The Aufmann Interactive Method is incorporated throughout the text, ensuring that students interact with and master the concepts as they are presented. This approach is especially important in the context of rapidly growing distance-learning and self-paced laboratory situations.