# Calculator decimals and mixed numbers

### 1.5 - 1 1 / 5 = -0.7

Spelled result in words is minus zero point seven zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero two.### Calculation steps

- Divide: 11 / 5 = 2.2
- Subtract: 1.5 - the result of step No. 1 = 1.5 - 2.2 = -0.7

**order of operations**. The most common mnemonics for remembering this order of operations are:

**PEMDAS**- Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction.

**BEDMAS**- Brackets, Exponents, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction

**BODMAS**- Brackets, Of or Order, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction.

**GEMDAS**- Grouping Symbols - brackets (){}, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction.

Be careful, always do

**multiplication and division**before

**addition and subtraction**. Some operators (+ and -) and (* and /) has the same priority and then must evaluate from left to right.

## Decimals in word problems:

- The cashier

Marissa bought a dress worth 1966.99. If she gave 2000.00 to the cashier. How much is her change?

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