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# How do you know where to put parentheses in a math problem?

Updated: 11/6/2022

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The normal order of evaluating operations is PEMDAS =

Paretheses

Exponents

Multiplication

Division

Subtraction.

If any of these operations is to be carried out in a different order, you put parentheses around the operator and the numbers on either side of it.

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