The ‘O’ In BODMAS Doesn’t Mean Of, Our Teachers Owe Us An Apology


BODMAS is a helpful acronym meaning brackets, order,
division, multiplication, addition and subtraction, ensuring
that equation steps are completed in the right order. A
mathematical question with multiple operations may give
different answers depending on the order in which it is
solved.
B → B rackets first (parentheses)
O → O f (orders i.e. Powers and Square Roots, Cube Roots, etc.)
DM → D ivision and M ultiplication (start from left to right)
AS → A ddition and S ubtraction (start from left to right)

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