Anticipatory set. Solve this problem. 2 + 5 x 3. Are there two right answers?. There is only one right answer because of the correct order of operations. The right answer is 17. Order of Operation. I can use order of operations to simplify numerical expressions. Essential Questions.
Be careful to work Multiplication and division from left to right.
The right way The wrong way
5 + 4 + 7 x 3
(6 + 4)2 x 8