Covers the precedence of operations (ie BIDMAS), making clear that multiplication/division have the same precedence as each other, as do addition/subtraction.
Also contains use of a calculator to input more complicated expressions, with use of the ANS key.
KS3 Maths Curriculum Area
Use conventional notation for the priority of operations, including brackets, powers, roots and reciprocals
Recognise and use relationships between operations including inverse operations
Dr Frost is a maths teacher working at Tiffin School in London. You can find all of his resources at his website drfrostmaths.com, a huge bank of PowerPoints, worksheets and activities spanning Year 7 to Further Maths.
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