## Order of Operations | ## more ... |

The rules of which calculation comes first in an expression They are: . do everything inside parentheses first: () . then do exponents, like x ^{2}. then do multiplies and divides from left to right . lastly do the adds and subtracts from left to right Example: 5 × (3 + 4) - 2 × 8 = 5 × 7 - 2 × 8 = 35 - 16 = 19 |