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 Order of Operations

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Order of Operations
The rules of which calculation comes first in an expression

They are:
. do everything inside parentheses first: ()
. then do exponents, like x2
. 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

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