Definitions for "ORDER OF OPERATIONS"
Parenthesis Exponents ^ Multiplication * Division / Addition + Subtraction
A set of rules for the order in which to solve mathematical problems. Start by multiplying and dividing, then adding and subtracting, always working within parenthesis first.
Rules for evaluating an expression: work first within parentheses: then calculate all powers, from left to right; then do multiplications or divisions, from left to right; then do additions and subtractions, from left to right.