BODMAS/BIDMAS

What is BODMAS?

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BODMAS

Bodmas tells you what order you do a mathmatical operation in if you had a question like:

(3+4)*(6/2)

Brackets

Order

Division

Multiplication

Addition

Subtraction

Brakets first. So now what? look at it. Divide is above add do 6/2=3 and 3+4=7. now you need to do the last operation which is multiply. 7*3=21. Easy!

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What is BIDMAS?

BIDMAS and BODMAS are the same thing. The only difference is it says Indices instead of Order. They are still the same thing it's just a synonym. (Different word, same meaning.)

In school you may get taught either one of these.

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