How to use order of operations

Fritz Clark


Pemdas stands for P parentheses E exponents M multiplication D division A addition S subtraction, it can also be known as please excuse my dear aunt Sally.

How to use it

Rule 1:First do The calculations inside of the parentheses

Rule 2:Next multiplication and division

Rule 3:Last addition and subtraction

Some pictures that will help you

Use these order of steps to get the problem right

Problems you can solve

  • 4 times 5 + (2+20) 3 divided by 1=
  • 6 divided by 2 (8-5) 16 + 2=
  • 9 times 5 (6+12) 17-8=