To get the correct answer when we evaluate an arithmetic expression or solve an equation, we must always follow the **order of operations**. An easy trick for remembering the order of operations is PEMDAS or **P**lease **E**xcuse **M**y **D**ear **A**unt **S**ally: parentheses, exponents, multiplication/division (left to right), and addition/subtraction (left to right). Follow these links to watch videos and play games related to the order of operations.

Introduction to Order of Operations Video

Exploring Order of Operations Interactive

Order of Operations Millionaire Game

Order of Operations Flash Cards

Rags to Riches Order of Operations

Math Expressions with Exponents