What four steps should be used in evaluating expressions? Can these steps be skipped or rearranged?

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vantyne14 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

You would first plug in the value for the expression that they have givven you.  You would then use the order of operations...

PEMDAS

P:Parenthesis

E:Exponents

M: Multiplication

D:Division

A: Addition


S:Subtraction

to evaluate what the expression is for that particular expression.