**Book Description:**

Lial/Salzman/Hestwood’s Basic Mathematics, 7e, gives students the necessary tools to succeed in their current math courses, preparing them for future math courses and the rest of their lives. The Lial team creates a pattern for success by emphasizing problem-solving skills, vocabulary comprehension, real-world applications, and strong exercise sets. In keeping with its proven track record, this revision includes an effective new design, many new exercises and applications, and increased Summary Exercises to enhance comprehension and challenge students’ knowledge of the subject matter. Whole Numbers; Multiplying and Dividing Fractions; Adding and Subtracting Fractions; Decimals; Ratio and Proportion; Percent; Measurement; Geometry; Basic Algebra; Statistics For all readers interested in basic mathematics.