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More Complicated Order of Operations Example
Demonstrating a "really hairy and beastly problem," Sal again shows the power and importance of solving an equation according the order of operations. Additionally, he guides viewers through a step in the equation when there are multiple operations of the same level.
5 mins 7th - 9th Math 5 Views 10 Downloads
Introduction to Order of Operations
First demonstrating the improper ways of solving an equation (left-to-right, multiplication first), Sal shows viewers how the answer of an equation can be drastically incorrect by neglecting to use the order of operations. He uses several examples to demonstrate the order of operations at work and clarifies the times when the answer to an equation will be the same no matter what the order.
10 mins 7th - 9th Math 21 Views 29 Downloads
Miss Integer Finds Her Properties in Order
Access prior knowledge to practice concepts like order of operations and exponents. Your class can play this game as a daily review or as a warm-up activity when needed. They work in groups of four to complete and correct review problems.
4th - 6th Math 44 Views 447 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Study Jams! Order of Operations
Please excuse my dear Aunt Sally! Sort of like an animated slide show, this lesson walks fifth graders through the order of operations. Also included are a sing-along karaoke video, key vocabulary with definitions, and a seven-question multiple-choice assessment.
4th - 6th Math 15 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Operation to Exploration: Order of Operations
Your mathematicians practice order of operations. When they solve a problem, the answer tells them how many steps to take. You indicate which compass direction to go and they pace their way to find hidden historic artifacts. It's a cross-curricular lesson disguised as pure fun!
4th - 6th Math 74 Views 217 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Order of Operations
Some terrific practice in solving math equations that have a specific order of operations component built into them. Some of the problems have parentheses, and all four operations are present in the problems. Pupils solve 50 problems and the answers appear at the bottom of the activity.
5th - 6th Math 224 Views 963 Downloads
Business Management and Administration: Compound Interest - A Millionaire's Best Friend
Many math concepts are covered through this resource: percentages, decimals, ratios, exponential functions, graphing, rounding, order of operations, estimation, and solving equations. Colorful worksheets and a link to a Google search for fractals images are included.
6th - 12th Math 74 Views 70 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Order of Operations
Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally - or whichever mnemonic your students use for the order of operations - is the focus of this video. Sal takes viewers through various mathematical equations which require the use of the order of operations. Some equations don't include exponents.
4 mins 6th - 9th Math 7 Views 19 Downloads
Your Birthday is a Math Problem!
What better way to celebrate learners' birthdays than by creating original math problems? In this open ended challenge, young mathematicians must make numerical expressions using parentheses, exponents, and three other operations that equal the number made from the digits of their birth month and day.
5th - 7th Math 23 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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Sometimes the simplest ideas can be the most challenging to solve! In this app, you are given five numbers and a set of operators, and you need to create an expression that when evaluated using the order of operations simplifies as the target number.
5th - 9th Math 65 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Evaluate a Numerical Expression Using Order of Operations
Order of operations is a common thread through different levels of math. Use PEMDAS to practice solving multiple step numerical expressions. The fourth in a series of five videos goes step-by-step through each operation. It explains common mistakes when not using PEMDAS.
5 mins 5th - 8th Math 21 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Order of Operations
This resource shows how to evaluate complex statements using the order of operations. Mr. Khan explains that the parenthesis takes precedent, exponents are second, multiplication and division are the next to be solved, and addition and subtracting are the slowest operating so they are done last.
4 mins 5th - 7th Math 19 Views 166 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Following the Order
Learners follow the order of operations to solve multi-step equations. After a demonstration and discussion, they play a game where they use the order of operations to create expressions. On the following day, everyone discovers the different ways to create equations that equal the same number.
4th - 5th Math 20 Views 192 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
PEMDAS: Order of Operations
Learners complete algebraic equations. They learn the algebraic order of operations and the acronym, PEMDAS, to help them remember the correct order of operations. Pupils complete algebraic equations using the order of operations.
5th - 8th Math 33 Views 314 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Peanut Butter and Jelly and Order of Operations
Study order of operations using a peanut butter and jelly sandwich activity as your guide. The class watches you make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich based on a volunteer's instructions. They discuss the importance of following instructions and then use the mnemonic device 'PEMDAS' to complete order of operations problems.
4th - 5th Math 11 Views 106 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable