Order Of Operations – Run Down

The order of operations is the order of importance for multi-operation equation, the order is simply abbreviated to “BEDMAS”

Brackets

Exponents

Division

Multiplication

Addition

Subtraction

Brackets:

If an operation in a multiple-operation equation has brackets around it, you must complete the equation in brackets before the rest.

Exponents:

If a number has an exponent attached to it, you must always do the operation for that number after finishing the brackets.

Division:

After you complete the Brackets and Exponents, you must complete the division operation.

Multiplication:

After completing Brackets, Exponents and Division, you must complete the operation regarding multiplication.

Addition:

After completing Brackets, Exponents, Division and Subtraction, you must complete the addition operation.

Subtraction

Finally, after you are done the Brackets, Exponents, Division, Multiplication and the Addition, you must complete the subtraction as the last part of the operation.

 

That’s just the run-down of the order of operation, if you have anymore questions email me at (prefered) fahimiocake@gmail.com or fhoss1@ocdsb.ca

 

 

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