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How to use the Order of Operations

               
Are there any parenthesis?
YES
Clear the parenthesis by working inside-out.
Are there any exponents inside the parenthesis?
NO
Is there any multiplication or division inside the parenthesis?
YES
Work left to right and do the multiplication, then division.


NO



YES


NO


 
Are there any exponents?
Work out the exponents inside the parenthesis.
Is there any addition or subtraction inside the parenthesis?
 


YES

NO




NO

YES

Work out the exponents.
Is there any multiplication or division?
Multiply the outside number times whatever is inside the parenthesis.
YES
Are any numbers touching the outside of the parenthesis?
Working left to right, work out the addition, then subtraction.


NO

YES




NO


Is there any addition or subtraction?
Working left to right, do the multiplication, then division.
Work out the exponents.
YES
Are there any exponents?
NO
Is there any multiplication or division?

YES

NO






NO

YES
Working left to right, do the addition, then subtraction.
Your done!
Working left to right, do the addition, then subtraction.
YES
Is there any addition or subtraction?
Working left to right, do the multiplication, then division.







NO


 
 
 
Your done!