Understanding Bidmas/Bodmas

Im a person who finds it hard to concentrated upon the top of math. I tend to give up easily if i dont understand something, Just like Bidmas/Bodmas. But sticking to revising the topic has made me understand this topic. So here are a few things to show how to work it out. 

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Understanding Bidmas/Bodmas

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16-12/4

- As you can see here the subtraction comes before division, but if you refer back to bidmas divition comes before subtraction. 

12/4=3 

here we simply just do the 12 divided by 4 (ignoring the 16 for now) and get the answer. This is what we have so far. 

16-12/4

12/4=3

16-3=13

Here we have simply taken the 16 and subtracted the answer we got which is 3 and subtracted it from 16.                           The answer to this question is 13.

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