What is order of operations - Definition and Meaning

Order Of Operations :

Order of operations is a process used to find which procedure to be performed first in the given Mathematical expression.


Formula :

For better understanding, this order of operations is represented with the word PEMDAS. Where the expansion of this word is shown below. So in any expression, First, we should solve the operation inside the Parentheses, followed by the exponents before Multiplication, Division, Addition or Subtraction. Second, Do multiplication, division before performing addition or subtraction.

Example :

Solve, 2x5+(6/2) = 2x5+(3) = 10 + 3 = 13
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