You might remember learning this in your pre-algebra or early algebra days. It's a way to remember the order of operations for problems that require more than one type of operation.

Please=P=Parentheses

Excuse=E=Exponents

My=M=Multiplication...Dear=D=Division -->mutliplication and division are done together in the same step from left to right

Aunt=A=Addition...Sally=S=Subtraction -->addition and subtraction are done together in the same step from left to right

**P...E...M/D -->....A/S -->**

Handy to have tricks like that, I think. Good to be reminded. And fun to try a few problems to practice the order. Feel free to challenge me with a few problems to test my ability to follow order of operations.

That's cool...

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