Ratti and McWaters have combined years of lecture notes and classroom experience to bring you a series that connects concepts and maintains course rigor. An extensive array of exercises and learning aids further complements your instruction, which ultimately helps to improve student mathematical understanding and results in the course. This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: *Improve Results with MyMathLab®: MyMathLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed and provides engaging experiences that personalize learning. *Guide Students to Become Active Learners with student-friendly support features that are designed to help students see not only what they are going to learn, but also why, so that every concept is placed into the proper context. *Encourage Students to Practice with three levels of exercises designed to help students practice the math and apply their understanding. *Help Students Review and Study with Integrated Study Aids thataddress some of the most frequent issues and questions.