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Math Skills Overview Guide

Order of Operations

What does it mean?


Mnemonic ("PEMDAS"):

"Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally"

P - Parenthesis

E - Exponents

M - Mutliplication

D - Division

A - Addition

S - Subtraction

You'll use it...

Any time you do math. Order of operations must be followed in order to find the correct answer in any calculation.

  Video: Introduction to Order of Operations