Order of Operations – Do I add or multiply first?

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Order of Operations – Do I add or multiply first?Algebra, Question of the Day, Side Learning

by sheilaoh on June 28, 2012 with 1 comments

Today’s Question of the Day: Have you ever had a problem like this? Simplify 1 + 4 * 3 / 2 – 5 Do you ever find it confusing whether to add to multiply first? Or just don’t know where to start? To simplify in the correct order, we use PEMDAS, which stands for: Parentheses …

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