Students will investigate order of operations by using the four operations to find equivalent expressions for the whole numbers 1 to 20. They will also investigate the effect of parentheses on expressions
Before the Activity
Download the attached PDF and read through the activity. You may wish to distribute hardcopies of the PDF for student use.
During the Activity
Discuss the material from the activity pages as needed.
After the Activity
Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.