If you teach Order of Operations, you've probably taught the acronym PEMDAS (Parentheses, Exponent, Multiplication, Division, Addition, and Subtraction). However, we use GEMS (Groupings, Exponents, Multiplication/Division, Subtraction/Addition). We blogged about the differences and are leaving these lyrics here if you'd like to use it with your class! The lyrics go to the song "Cheap Thrills" by Sia.
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