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Grade 7: The Learning Equation Math
12.03 Order of Operations 

Learning Objectives: The
student will:
 Order of Operations
Some students like these rules:
B 
E 
DM 
AS 
 Brackets
 (parentheses)

Exponents 
Divide or Multiply 
Add or Subtract 
(Innermost first) 
(Powers or roots) 
(from LEFTtoRIGHT) 
(from LEFTtoRIGHT) 
Others prefer:
Please 
Excuse 
My
Dear 
Aunt
Sally 
 Parentheses
 (brackets)

Exponents 
Divide or Multiply 
Add or Subtract 
(Innermost
first) 
(Powers
or roots) 
(from LEFTtoRIGHT) 
(from LEFTtoRIGHT) 

When you have more than one operation in a math problem, you must
solve it following the correct ORDER OF OPERATIONS:
(Brackets Exponents Multiply Divide Add
Subtact)
or
(Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally)
Do the operations within each level from lefttoright.
Write the answer directly below the operation sign.
Bring down the other numbers (be careful not to reuse any).
Continue until all operations are completed.
Modified source: Order of Operations  How to do It 

Review:
Order of
Operations Pretest
Flashcards:
Order_Of_Operations  A+Math
Amby's
Math Resources  Integers: Exercises with Signed Numbers

Enrichment:
Funbrain.com's
Operation Order Algebra Game
The
Flippo 24Game
Operations
on the Real Numbers and Entering Formulas

Operation, sum, numerator, denominator, parentheses

Prerequisite
Skills:

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