**Mnemonic Device:**

- BODMAS*
- Brackets, Order, Division and Multiplication, Addition and Substraction

**Variation:**

- BIDMAS*
- Brackets, Indices, Division and Multiplication, Addition and Subtraction

**Explanation: **to remember the Order of Operations

**Additional Information:** Orders, Indices or Powers are also known as Exponents. Brackets are also known as Parentheses (change the B to a P).

*most common in the UK and Australia

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