Order of Operations Poster – BODMAS – Free & Printable

Order of Operations Poster – BODMAS – Ideal for Math Vocab Walls.


What is BODMAS?

Free & Printable Math Vocab Poster

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Order of Operations Poster: BODMAS – This order of operations poster is ideal for Math Vocabulary Walls, sticking to the back of the bathroom door, sticking on the fridge with magnets & having in the child’s homework space.

BODMAS is an acronym. It stands for Brackets, Orders, Division, Multiplication, Addition & Subtraction. It is the order in which you do the operations when solving an algorithm.

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e.g 6-(2+2) = 6-4 (since you do the bit in the brackets first)

then you go 6-4=2

Whereas if you simply work left to right you get a completely different answer.

Think of 2 ‘I wonder questions’ about BODMAS is written on the poster. Please encourage the students to do this as you might be amazed by what they ask.


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