Maths In Minutes

An Introduction to the Order of Operations

Here, we show you how you can introduce pupils to the order of operations and model the steps needed to apply the BIDMAS acronym to calculations with more than one operation.


Year 6

Four operations

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Resources to raise maths attainment for all pupils

Use alongside our intervention programmes to see the greatest impact across your school.

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