Objective: I know how to perform mixed operations with parenthesis, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction.
If the calculations involve a combination of parenthesis, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction then
Step 1: First, perform the operations within the parenthesis
Step 2: Second, evaluate the exponents.
Step 3: Third, perform multiplication and division from left to right.
Step 4: Fourth, perform addition and subtraction from left to right.
Calculate 23 – 3 × (8 – 6) =
23 – 3 × (8 – 6) (perform within parenthesis)
= 23 – 3 × 2 (evaluate the exponent)
= 8 – 3 × 2 (perform multiplication)
= 8 – 6 (perform subtraction)
Try the free Mathway calculator and
problem solver below to practice various math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own
problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.
We hope that the free math worksheets have been helpful. We encourage parents and teachers to select the topics according to the needs of the child. For more difficult questions, the child may be encouraged to work out the problem on a piece of paper before entering the solution. We hope that the kids will also love the fun stuff and puzzles.
We welcome your feedback, comments and questions about this site or page. Please submit your feedback or enquiries via our Feedback page.