# Order of Operations in Expressions: Pre-assessment Worksheet

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You will be identifying the following items in expressions and equations:

 Parentheses (  ) Brackets  [  ] Braces  {   } Addition Sign + Subtraction Sign – Multiplication Sign x Division Sign  ÷

Which part of the problem is found inside parentheses?

1. (13 + 9) – 7 + 4    13 + 9

2. 11 + (4 + 22) – 5    4 + 22

Which part of the problem is found inside brackets?

3. 8 – [(3 + 4) + (17 – 3)]    (3 + 4) + (17 – 3)

Which part of the problem is found inside braces?

4. 16 – (12 +2) + {14 -[2 + (3 – 2)] – (7 + 1)} – 2    14 – [2 + (3-2)] – (7+1)

Circle the operations signs.

 5. 7 + (9 – 4) 6. 28 – ( 3 + 4) ÷ 5 7. (75 – 5) + (8 – 2) x 6 8. (3 + 7) – 12 ÷ 4 9. 12 – (3 + 5) x 2 10. 8 x 3 + (4 – 1)

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## Related Resources

The various resources listed below are aligned to the same standard, (5OA01) taken from the CCSM (Common Core Standards For Mathematics) as the Expressions and equations Worksheet shown above.

Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.

### Worksheet

Similar to the above listing, the resources below are aligned to related standards in the Common Core For Mathematics that together support the following learning outcome:

Write and interpret numerical expressions