MAT116Week1DQ2 - 2. Evaluating exponents 3. Multiplying and...

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Daily Question 2: Parentheses, Exponent, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally…….was the way they made us remember it in school. If you do not do it this way you will come out with a different answer. 5x9-(2+4)2power/2+(15-5)= There are rules we apply when several operations should be done. The following is the correct order of operations: 1. Doing calculations within grouping symbols
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Evaluating exponents 3. Multiplying and dividing in order from left to right 4. Adding and subtracting in order from left to right It is important to follow the correct order to get the right answer. Otherwise it will result in a different answer. The reason why it should be done this way is the rule set by mathematicians to get the only correct answer and to avoid confusion. Example: 9+6x(8-5)=...
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