Whenever three or more quantities appear in the same expression you must follow the correct order of operations or run the risk of arriving at the wrong answer. (And we certainly don't want THAT, do we?)
Remember "Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally".
After dealing with "Parentheses" and then with "Exponents" you will look for
Carefully copy and solve the following problem on your paper. Remember to look for, and
2 + 3 * 5 =
Order of Operations Automatic Flip-Through SLIDE SHOW
Overview of the Order of Operations
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