Order Of Operations


What is order of operations?

Order of operations is when you have a number sentence (Ex: 3(5x7)+34/2) containing either parentheses, exponents, multiplication, divison, addition, or subtraction or containing all. This abbreviated is PEMDAS.

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Step 1: Look in equation left to right and solve the problem in the parenthesis.

Step 2: If something has a number at the top of another number that is an exponent. You multipy the bottom number the nember of times the top number says.

Step 3: You then look at the numbers left and if theres any divison or multiplication left you solve those, again left to right.

Some Example Problems

How To Solve Pemdas

This is what exponents look like

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