What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples


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Simplify: 40 - 6 * 22 / 4 + 6

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1. Simplify: [6 * (4 - 2) + 6] / 32

2. Simplify: 7 * 5 - 2 + 11

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Via several practice problems, this quiz and worksheet will assess your ability to apply the order of operations in fundamental math.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More specifically, you will be asked to simplify math problems using the correct order of exponents, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and parenthesis.

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems using the order of operations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the principles of math
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson, What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples, to obtain more information about math's foundation. The lesson will delve further into:

  • An acronym used to remember the order of operations
  • Interchangeable components of the order of operations
  • How to use the order of operations