## Directed Numbers

Order of Operations

In mathematics there is a set order of operations that need to be followed to ensure that the same answer is found by everyone. The order of operations can be remembered with the acronym BEDMAS which represents the following steps:

Step 1. Brackets

Step 2. Exponents

Step 3. Division and Multiplication

Step 4. Addition and Subtraction

Step 1. Brackets

Step 2. Exponents

Step 3. Division and Multiplication

Step 4. Addition and Subtraction