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Order of Operations


Order of Operations

Do operations in Parentheses () and other grouping symbols
first. If there are grouping symbols within other grouping
symbols do the innermost first.

Then do exponents:  x

Then do Multiplication or Division operations from left to

Last do Addition or Subtraction operations from left to right


Acronyms to Help you Remember

( PEMDAS )     Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally  

(Parenthesis), Exponents, Multiply, Divide, Add, Subtract)


Simplify the expression by using the order of operations.

order of operations

Order of operations