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The fourth edition of Algebra: Introductory and Intermediate examines the fundamental
ideas of algebra. Recognizing that the basic principles of geometry are a
necessary part of mathematics, we have also included a separate chapter on
geometry (Chapter 3) and have integrated geometry topics, where appropriate,
throughout the...