These puzzles require students to use pemdas to figure out what the missing numbers in the calculations will be.
Students enjoyed having to use their logic to figure out which numbers had to go where, since each number can only be used once. It also drew out lots of misconceptions about how to apply the order of operations.
You can also buy this activity as part of my Pemdas: Activity, Worksheet and Assessment Bundle.
Common Core: 6.EE.A.2.C: Perform arithmetic operations, including those involving whole-number exponents, in the conventional order when there are no parentheses to specify a particular order (Order of Operations).
Tags: Bidmas, Bodmas, Pemdas, Order of Operations, Calculations