Algebra can be like a foreign language. But one text delivers an interpretation you can fully understand. Building a conceptual foundation in the "language of algebra," iNTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 4e provides an integrated learning process that helps you expand your reasoning abilities as it teaches you how to read, write, and think mathematically. Packed with real-life applications of math, it blends instructional approaches that include vocabulary, practice, and well-defined pedagogy with an emphasis on reasoning, modeling, communication, and technology skills. The authors' five-step problem-solving approach makes learning easy. More student-friendly than ever, the text offers a rich collection of student learning tools, including Enhanced WebAssign online learning system. With ELEMENTARY AND INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 4e, algebra makes sense!R. David Gustafson is the author of 'Elementary and Intermediate Algebra', published 2008 under ISBN 9780495389613 and ISBN 0495389617.