Order Of Operations
1: Do operations in Parentheses and other grouping symbols first. If there
are grouping symbols within other grouping symbols do the innermost one
2: Then Exponent
3: Then Multiplication or Division from left to right.
4: And then Addition or Subtraction from left to right
A popular Acronym to Help you Remember the order of operations
(Parenthesis), Exponents, Multiply and Divide, Add and Subtract)
Together, we'll learn
( PEMDAS ) Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally
Example: Simplify the expression by using the order of operations.
(8 + 4 + 3)÷ 3 − 2
Do the Parentheses first, then do the division,
then add or subtract from left to right.
The order of operations is a special rule in mathematics that tells
us what operation we must do first.
(15)÷ 3 − 2
5 − 2 = 3