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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 3 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 18 Views 27 Downloads
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 18 Views 165 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 worksheet.
5th - 6th Math 220 Views 959 Downloads
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 instructional activity disguised as pure fun!
4th - 6th Math 66 Views 214 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 39 Views 443 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
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 20 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Online Math Worksheet: Order of Operations
Upper graders problem solve 12 order of operations equations, each with three two-digit numbers, using parentheses. They submit their answers online to be graded when the instructional activity is completed. Take a trip to the computer lab for some math practice!
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills 74 Views 371 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Expressions, Equations, and Functions
Here is an unexpected resource: chapter 1 of an Algebra textbook. You can use all or some of its contents to teach your Middle Schoolers all about algebraic expression, domain, function notation, linear equations, order of operations, input/output, ordered pairs, and variable expressions.
8th - 10th Math 158 Views 1689 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 11 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 73 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Order of Operations Treasure Hunt
Which x marks the spot? The class works with the teacher to solve the clues left on a treasure map to demonstrate understanding of order of operations, algebraic expressions, symbols, and properties of the operations, including how to use parentheses.
4th - 5th Math 14 Views 322 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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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