**Order of Operations**

**a. **Work separately above and below any **fraction bar.**

**b. **If **grouping symbols **such as **parentheses ( ), square brackets [ ],**

or **absolute value bars **are present, start with the innermost set

and work outward.

**c. **Evaluate all **powers, roots, **and **absolute values.**

**d. **Do any **multiplications **or **divisions **in order, working from left to

**e. **Do any **additions **or **subtractions **in order, working from left to

** **5 + **2 **. **3 **Multiply.

**= **5 + **6 Add**

= 11 .