Order of Operations

Curriculum support20 mins£2.50

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Key takeaways
List the correct order of operations (BIDMAS)
Understand what equal priority means 
Apply BIDMAS to solve problems
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

The order of operations (BIDMAS) is a collection of rules that tell us which operations to perform first in order to evaluate a given mathematical expression. For example, in mathematics, multiplication is granted a higher precedence than addition, therefore, the expression 2 + 3 × 4 is interpreted to have the value 2 + (3 × 4) = 14, and not (2 + 3) × 4 = 20.

Today's class will focus on students recognising which operation takes priority which will enable them to correctly solve simple calculations that involve a mixture of operations.   

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This class is for all students in Year 7-9 or S1-S3 who are studying the topic of BIDMAS and want a chance to practise some exercises. 

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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