BODMAS and the Order of Operations

Order of Operations
Order of Operations
Order of Operations
BODMAS and the Order of Operations

              BODMAS and the Order of Operations

              The start of the lesson challenges the class to create the numbers one to ten inclusive using a combination of known operations and four threes.   The development phase builds on this by guiding the class to discover the order of operations with the use of a calculator.  There are several examples provided for the teacher to formalise and apply the rules of BODMAS.
              Differentiated Learning Objectives
              • All students should be able to use the order of operations to evaluate calculations in the form a + b x c
              • Most students should be able to insert brackets into a calculation in order to evaluate it.
              • Some students should be able to make a calculation true through organising its operations including brackets.
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