The Order of Operation is a process that needs to be followed in a particular order

# The Order of Operation is a process that needs to be followed in a particular order

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The Order of Operation is a process that needs to be followed in a particular order. The mathematical order of operations contains some or all of the following in operations in this order: Parentheses Exponents Multiplication Division Addition Subtraction I remember learning “Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally” or “PEMDAS”, to remember the order. P = Parentheses, E = Exponents, MD = Multiplication and Division, and AS = Addition and Subtraction. Math Example: Simplify 2 + 5 x 0 If the order is followed: 2 + 5 x 0 = 2 + 0 = 2 and 4 + 5 x 0 = 4 + 0 = 4 2 + 5 x 0 ≠ 4 + 5 x 0

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## This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course MATH 150 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.

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The Order of Operation is a process that needs to be followed in a particular order

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