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PEMDAS or BODMAS [#permalink] New post 31 Jan 2014, 01:05
Which rule is allowed in GMAT to arrive at an answer? Because for some questions answers differ from each rule.

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Re: PEMDAS or BODMAS [#permalink] New post 31 Jan 2014, 01:16
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Which rule is allowed in GMAT to arrive at an answer? Because for some questions answers differ from each rule.

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There is no difference between these two:

PEMDAS: Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction.
BEDMAS: Brackets, Orders (ie Powers and Square Roots, etc.), Division and Multiplication (left-to-right), Addition and Subtraction (left-to-right).

It all means the same thing! It doesn't matter how you remember it, just so long as you get it right.
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Re: PEMDAS or BODMAS   [#permalink] 31 Jan 2014, 01:16
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