Posted by Beau on Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 7:06pm.
I am in 5th grade and we are to find out who invented the order of operation. I understand how to use it and found web sites, but I am unable to locate who invented it.

Algebra  Ms. Sue, Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 7:08pm
No one knows who invented the order of operations.

Algebra  Ms. Sue, Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 7:09pm
These web sites will help you.
http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/52582.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_operations

Algebra  jopse, Monday, November 28, 2011 at 11:12am
11y=88

Algebra  Kristen, Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 9:06am
The Order of Operations rules in mathematics were not invented by one single person. They have been developed over the last few centuries.
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