**In this module you can learn what order you must use when you simplify algebraic expressions. **

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A simple way to remember the order of operations is **BEDMAS**

**B**= brackets**E**= exponents**D**= division &**M**= multiplication**A**= addition &**S**= subtraction

Do division and multiplication in order from left to right. (I.e. Do multiplication before division if it comes first.)

You also do addition and subtraction in order from left to right.

**Study and practice**

- Read about order of operationsThis online tutorial from math.com is useful for people who just need a refresher on order of operations.
- Download order of operations worksheetsAt Math-Aids.com you can create your own Order of Operations worksheets to print. (Because they are US-based, they say "parentheses" instead of "brackets". So BEDMAS becomes PEMDAS in these worksheets.)
- Download order of operations workseet from KutaThis worksheet from Kuta Software provides you with 26 order of operations problems.

The video explains how to use exponents on a Casio fx-991 scientific calculator. (The 'E' part of BEDMAS.)

- Online scientific calculator from Calculator.netTo open the scientific calculator in a new window, you MUST click the link.

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