If you are making your way through the book sequentially, you should realize now that you know enough to write a program that has a beginning, middle, and end. It can take input from the users, do some processing, and return or display a result.
This in itself is an achievement. However, a computer is designed to make decisions, and I have not actually covered any decision-making facilities. You have read about the various operators available to test for the truth of a statement, but not how to combine that with C language keywords to actually evaluate a statement.
The aim of this chapter is to provide a thorough and complete discussion of the decision-making statements available to the C programmer.
After reading ...