Order of Operations:

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

1. Evaluate the expressions inside **B**rackets/**P**arenthesis (**P**).

2. Evaluate **P**owers/**E**xponents (**E**).

3. **M**ultiply and/or **D**ivide in order from left to right (**MD**).

4. **A**dd and/or **S**ubtract in order from left to right (**AS**).

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

“**P**lease **E**xcuse **M**y **D**ear **A**unty **S**ally”

The expression is .

(Replace *n* with 4)

In the given expression there are no grouping symbols and powers.

First operation is multiplication.

(Multiply: )

Next operation is division.

(Divide: )

Next operation is Addition.

(Add: )

The value of the expression is .

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