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.

Example:

Calculate 2^{3} – 3 × (8 – 6) =

Solution:

2^{3} – 3 × (8 – 6) *(perform within parenthesis)*

= 2^{3} – 3 × 2 *(evaluate the exponent)*

= 8 – 3 × 2*(perform multiplication) *

= 8 – 6 *(perform subtraction)*

= 2

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