Welcome: Order of Operations
Description: Why is it important to follow a certain order when solving algebraic expressions? Does 2 + 5 * 7 =49 or 37? This webquest will lead you through the logic behind performing operations in the right order and help you follow Order of Operations so you can get the same answer as all true mathematicians. Who knows? It might even help you to calculate something useful later on in life like how to calculate what temperature you will be vacationing in or how much profit your company will make.
Grade Level: 6-8
Keywords: grouping symbols, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction
Author(s): Gabriela Gaudiano