Introduction to Order of Operations Part 1

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, Professor Perez introduces the concept of Order of Operations, which involves four steps: parentheses, exponents, multiplication and division, and addition and subtraction. He emphasizes the importance of following the order and working left to right in each step. Through various examples, he demonstrates how to apply the Order of Operations correctly and highlights common errors to avoid. By the end of this lesson, viewers will have a solid understanding of the basics of Order of Operations.

Lesson Description:

An introduction to the order of operations.

Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.

Questions answered by this video:
  • What is the order of operations?
  • How do you calculate expressions using order of operations?
  • Where can I find examples of problems done with order of operations?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    The order of operations are listed and explained. Several problems are done using the order of operations, and each step is explained. This is a very good lesson for a student just learning or reviewing the order of operations. Near the end, some more complicated problems are done.