Learn math the easy way with ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA! Study sets at the end of every chapter will improve your ability to read, write, and communicate mathematical ideas. Difficult concepts are made clear with a five-step approach to problem-solving: analyze the problem, form an equation, solve the equation, state the result, and check the solution. Prepare for exams with numerous resources located online and throughout the text such as live online tutoring, tutorials, the book companion website, chapter summaries, self-checks, practice sections, and reviews. Take advantage of the accompanying Video Skillbuilder CD-ROM that will save you class preparation time through video lessons, web quizzes, and chapter tests.