Algebra 1, 2007

 PAGE: 10 SET: Exercises PROBLEM: 1

Order of Operations:

To simplify the expression follow the order of operations: (PEMDAS)

1.      Evaluate the expressions inside Brackets/Parenthesis (P).

2.      Evaluate Powers/Exponents (E).

3.      Multiply and/or Divide in order from left to right (MD).

4.      Add and/or Subtract in order from left to right (AS).

A simple technique for remembering the order of operations is turned into phrase.

Please Excuse My Dear Aunty Sally.

The expression is .

In the given expression there are no grouping symbols.

First operation is evaluating power.

Next operation is multiplication in order from left to right.

Next operation is division in order from left to right.

Next operation is subtraction.

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The value of expression .

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