1. Word cloud

120 seconds

What does PEMDAS stand for?

2. Slide

60 seconds

PEMDAS stands for Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division, Addition and Subtraction It helps us decide which operations to do first when solving math problems. It helps us get the same answer when solving a math problem.

PEMDAS: The Order of Operations

3. Slide

60 seconds

parentheses: symbols used to group terms together in a math expression. exponents: a number or symbol that is placed to the upper right of another number or symbol to indicate the number of times it is multiplied by itself. multiplication and division: operations that involve multiplying or dividing numbers. addition and subtraction: operations that involve adding or subtracting numbers.

Concepts:

4. Slide

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The order of operations was first introduced by the French mathematician Albert Girard in 1629. PEMDAS stands for 'Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally' as a mnemonic device to help remember the order of operations. There is even a rap song about PEMDAS!

Fun facts:

5. Open question

360 seconds

Work together in pairs: Explain how PEMDAS helps you solve math problems in your own words.

6. Open question

360 seconds

Work together in pairs: How can you apply the PEMDAS rule to solve a complex equation?

7. Drawings

450 seconds

Brain break: Draw a picture of what a hybrid animal would look like if a giraffe and an elephant got mixed up!

8. Poll

60 seconds

What does PEMDAS stand for?

- Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction
- Parentheses, Equations, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction
- Parentheses, Exponents, Multiples, Division, Addition, Subtraction
- Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Alternation, Subtraction

9. Poll

120 seconds

What is the correct order of operations for PEMDAS?

- Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction
- Parentheses, Equations, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction
- Parentheses, Exponents, Multiples, Division, Addition, Subtraction
- Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Alternation, Subtraction

10. Poll

120 seconds

What is the result of 8 x (2 + 4) according to PEMDAS?

- 16
- 48
- 24
- 32

11. Poll

120 seconds

What is the result of 8 ÷ (1 + 3) according to PEMDAS?

- 16
- 1
- 2
- 4

12. Poll

120 seconds

What is the result of 2+3 x 4 according to PEMDAS?

- 14
- 20
- 8
- 4

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