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PEMDAS | Order of Operations Computation Activity | It's About Time

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5th - 7th, Homeschool
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It’s About Time- A PEMDAS Computation Activity is a fun order of operations math challenge for those outside-the-box thinkers in your classroom.

The clock lost all its numbers and the hands just keep circling. Kids needs to figure out how to fix it before time runs out.

Differentiation is built in, based on the complexity of their equations, as well as their use of exponents, multiplying and dividing fractions, and parentheses and brackets. The other plus to this activity is that many of the answers have more than one solution. (I’d say all, but I haven’t tested that out completely. Let me know.)

Additional Uses- This problem is great for centers, go-to activities or the need for a quick “Plan B” switch in your schedule. It also makes a great sub activity with a potential to last two or three days, depending on how many of the extension you choose to do.

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12 pages
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Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions with rational coefficients.
Write and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents.
Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them. For example, express the calculation “add 8 and 7, then multiply by 2” as 2 × (8 + 7). Recognize that 3 × (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product.
Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.

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