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Order of Operations
These problems require knowledge of the order of operations convention. In other words, to solve the problems students must be familiar with the rules that determine the order in which operations should be performed.

Related Resources
Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
   Math 7: Operations with Numbers: Order of Operations
The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives:
   FAQ: Order of Operations
NCTM Standards:
   Number and Operations Standard for Grades 6-8

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Anh's Code - Annie Fetter
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Decode the five mathematical operations symbolized in three equations, then evaluate an expression. ... more>>

Calculator Key-In - Terry Trotter
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 1. Why do the two calculators give different answers to the problem? ... more>>

Operating Diagonally - Suzanne Alejandre
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Think about the effect of multiplication and addition on the numbers in the hundreds chart. ... more>>

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