Order of Operations - Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division

Objective: I know how to perform mixed operations with addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

If the calculations involve a combination of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division then

Step 1: First, perform the multiplication and division from left to right.

Step 2: Then, perform addition and subtraction from left to right.

Example:

Calculate 9 × 2 – 10 ÷ 5 + 1 =

Solution:

9 × 2 – 10 ÷ 5 + 1 (perform multiplication)

= 18 – 10 ÷ 5 + 1 (perform division)

= 18 – 2 + 1 (perform subtraction)

= 16 + 1 (perform addition)

= 17

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