 Order of Operations,
a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.
 Order of Operations  Dr. Math FAQ
 What is the correct order of operations? Why use it? What is PEMDAS?
 Order Of Operations in Four Steps
 I need help figuring out what operation to do first.
 Order of Operations and Fractions
 Given a+3 and b+5, is 105 / ab 7 or 175?
 Order of Operations: Negative Sign, Parenthesis
 How do I explain why (2)^2 = 4 and 2^2 = 4?
 Factorials and Order of Operations
 Where do factorials go in the order of operations?
 Using Parentheses
 Can you explain how to use parentheses to tell the order of operations?
 Explaining Order of Operations
 How would you explain the order of operations to a 5th or 6th grader who has not yet
studied the subject?
 History of the Order of Operations
 Can you give me some facts and conjectures about when, where, and why
the order of operations was established?
