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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

442- Hierarchy of Operations: A Strengthening Strand for K–16

Friday, April 17, 2015: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
109 A/B (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Sean H. Genovese


The order of operations is more than an arbitrary set of rules. When understood as a hierarchy, with one level relating to the next lower or higher operation, this structure can facilitate stronger understanding of concepts from elementary grades through college—from counting and skip-counting to distributive properties and use of logarithms.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Burst