# Four Super Hard Order of Operations Problems and How to Solve Them

However, there are several other steps that can be added to a math problem. What order should we follow now? There are several acronyms to help you remember the correct order of operations. One of the most popular would be PEMDAS or "Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally." No matter how you remember the letters of PEMDAS, you still have to know how to use the letters to help you solve.

## Quick tips on how to solve order of operations problems.

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### Copy of How to Solve Order of Operations Problems

If you think you know your order of operations (remember algebra class?) now's the time to put that to the test. Here's the problem: 6÷2(1+2) = ? A popular answer is one, but that answer is incorrect. Watch the video below to find out how this problem is solved, or scroll down to get the answer.

### Order of operations example (video) | Khan Academy

Explain to students that you will show them a video that explains how to solve this problem and presents a way for you to remember the *order of operations*.

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