Tuesday, 11 October 2022

Unit 1 - Ordering operations

Hello, hello!
Today in Maths we're learning the correct order we need to follow when we're solving an equation. We call this: BODMAS.

Order of operations. Year 6

Equations follow a very simple rule:

BODMAS. Source: Skillsyouneed

So, when we want to solve an equation with different operations in it, we need to follow the order:

  1. Brackets (the calculation inside the brackets comes first)
  2. Orders (numbers involving powers or square roots)
  3. Divisions
  4. Multiplications
  5. Additions
  6. Subtractions
Let's have some examples from Skillsyouneed:

Let's try to do these together:

Here you also have some games to practice the order of operations:

I hope you find these useful!

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