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Published: 03/01/2017
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BIDMAS. A mixed bag of three exercises suitable for KS3 and KS4. The exercises are either calculating using BIDMAS, inserting brackets or inserting brackets and mathematical operators. Some easy and some challenging questions.

Sample Questions: 


  • 7 x 6 - 5 x 4 + 1 x 3 
  • 7 x (15 - 3 x 2)

Insert the correct symbols to make each calculation correct.

  • 10    2    3   =  16
  • 18    2    4    1    6  =  8

See other resources: Number | Order of operations (BIDMAS)

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Ruby AhmadRuby Ahmad
Very useful sheet. The problem solving sections allow the students to build their understanding.
Posted on 18th March 2017

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