Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally and P - Please Excuse My...

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Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally and P-E-M-D-A-Sare mnemonic devices for theorder in which an algebraic equation be solved or simplified.PEMDAS stands for:parenthesis, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction.The letters'M' and 'D' are underlined because the order in which multiplication and division are tobe solved is from left to right in the equation (in the order that they come).The sameconcept holds true for subtraction and addition, which is why the letters 'S' and 'A' arealso underlined in the previously stated mnemonic devices. 'M' and 'D' are equivalent toeach other and 'S' and 'A' are equivalent to each other.
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Term
Spring
Professor
T.Akuhuniu
Tags
Algebra, Elementary arithmetic, Aunt Sally

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