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What is the acronym for order of operations?


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What is the acronym for order of operations?
2. Slide
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Order of operations tells you the sequence in which to solve math calculations. It's important to learn the order of operations for accuracy and efficiency in solving problems. It is also known as PEMDAS or BODMAS - acronyms to help remember the order of operations.
Order Of Operations: Mastering The Basics
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PEMDAS: An acronym for Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division, Addition and Subtraction. BODMAS: An acronym for Brackets, Orders (ie powers and square roots), Division, Multiplication, Addition and Subtraction. Order Of Operations: The order in which operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division should be performed when evaluating an expression.
4. Poll
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What is the correct order of operations?
  • Multiply first, then add
  • Add first, then multiply
  • Divide first, then subtract
  • Subtract first, then divide
5. Slide
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The order of operations is used by computers to evaluate a mathematical expression. In France they use a similar acronym called A B C D M E which stands for Addition, Brackets, Cosine, Division, Multiplication, Exponentiation. In Estonia and Finland the order of operations is reversed!
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6. Drawings
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Draw / write: What strategies can we use to help us remember the order of operations when solving math problems?
7. Drawings
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Draw / write: What happens when we don't follow the order of operations when solving a math problem?
8. Open question
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What is the most difficult part of understanding the order of operations?
9. Open question
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How can we use the order of operations to help us solve more complex math problems?

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