Powers and Order of Operations
Common Core: 6.EE.1

Powers and Order of Operations

Author: Graham Pardun
This lesson explains in what order we perform order of operations now that powers have been introduced.
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How to Calmly Follow the Order of Operations

In this lesson, I'll show you how to calmly and confidently evaluate a crazy expression with powers and stuff in it, following the Order of Operations step-by-step!