BODMAS
Definition  :  Brackets, Orders, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction 
Category  :  Academic & Science » Mathematics 
Country/Region  :  Worldwide 
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Mnemonic

What does BODMAS mean?
BODMAS stands for Brackets, Orders, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction. BODMAS is a rule used to execute operations in a given mathematical expression. It is a mnemonic which can be used to remember the order in which to solve a mathematical problem. According to the BODMAS rule: Brackets first, followed by Orders (powers and roots), then division, multiplication, addition, and subtraction from left to right. Brackets mean the parts of a calculation inside brackets always come first. Orders mean the numbers involving powers or square roots. Solving the problem in the wrong order will result in a wrong answer.
In the United States, the term PEMDAS is commonly used, which stands for Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication/Division, Addition/Subtraction.
In Canada and New Zealand, the term BEDMAS is commonly used, which stands for Brackets, Exponents, Division/Multiplication, Addition/Subtraction.
In the United Kingdom, the term BIDMAS is commonly used, which stands for Brackets, Indices, Division/Multiplication, Addition/Subtraction.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is the full form of BODMAS?
The full form of BODMAS is Brackets, Orders, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction
What is the full form of BODMAS in Academic & Science?
Brackets, Orders, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction
What is the full form of BODMAS in Worldwide?
Brackets, Orders, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction