The Lial series has helped thousands of students succeed in developmental mathematics through its approachable writing style, supportive pedagogy, varied exercise sets, and complete supplements package. With this new edition, the authors continue to provide students and instructors with the best package for learning and teaching support—a book written with student success as its top priority, now with an emphasis on study skills growth and an expanded instructor supplements package.
Introduction to Algebra: Integers; Understanding Variables and Solving Equations; Solving Application Problems; Rational Numbers: Positive and Negative Fractions; Rational Numbers: Positive and Negative Decimals; Ratio, Proportion, and Line/Angle/Triangle Relationships; Percent; Measurement; Graphs; Exponents and Polynomials
For all readers interested in prealgebra.
-The Lial team pairs an approachable writing style with supportive pedagogy to ensure student success.
-NEW! Study Skills Activities, integrated throughout the text, can be used in the classroom or assigned as homework to help your students further develop skills such as taking notes, preparing for tests, and creating study cards!
-A wealth of exercises allows students to practice, apply, connect, and extend the skills they are learning. Students can watch an instructor work through complete solutions to exercises that are marked with a DVD icon on the Videos on DVD.
-Extensive end-of-chapter material provides ample opportunities for review.
-Real-life applications put math into context while motivating students.