Mathematics 6

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Lesson 12 - Order of Operations

To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Order of Operations, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.

Goal

Investigate whether the value of a number statement changes when the order of calculating changes.

Builds Upon

Student Book page 196

Instructions for Use

Order of Operationsp rovides students with an acronym to remember the order operations should be completed in a mathematical equation.

To use Order of Operations, read the web site and practice questions with a paper and pencil.

Practice Order of Operations prompts students to apply the rules for order of operations.

To use Order of Operations, click on the correct answer for the multiple-choice questions. Click on the calculator, next to the question, if needed.

Order of Operations lets students practice applying the rules for order of operations.

To use Order of Operations, click on the blue parts of the expression to perform the operations. Click on the 'New' button to try a new question. Have students try the assessment questions.

Order of Operations Game lets students practice applying the rules for order of operations.

To use Order of Operations Game, click the 'Play Again' button. Have students simplify the number expression by using the rules for order of operations. Click on the correct operation button - '+', '-', 'X', or ' ¸ ' . Click the 'Play Again' button to solve the next question.