algabra
posted by kathy .
What are the steps of the order of operations? Why is it important that you follow the steps rather than solve the problem from left to right?

parenthesis
exponents
multiplication
division
addition
subtraction
if these steps aren't followed then you could end up with the wrong answer
pemdas a easy way to remember
Please
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My
Dear
Aunt
Sally
I hope that help you some :)