Order of Operation Nation
In middle school math, students are required to memorize many formulas and processes, and using acronyms can be very helpful with these tasks. One such acronym, PEMDAS, can be used to remember the steps for Order of Operations. PEMDAS stands for Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction, which is the order students must follow when finding the value of expressions. Here's how to practice PEMDAS, and help your middle schooler complete her homework in half the time!