What is FOIL and PEMDAS?

FOIL and PEMDAS are both ways to solve mathematical equations. **FOIL****F**irst**O**utside**I**nside**L**ast**PEMDAS**

**P**arenthesis

**E**xponents

**M**ultiplication &

**D**ivision

**A**ddition &

**S**ubtraction

FOIL is usually used to solve equations in two sets of parenthesis, for example:

(23+x)(5-4x)

PEMDAS is used to solve multiple-operationÂ equations, such as:

5 x 4 + 6 - 2 x 7

Foil - prevent from succeeding

Pemdas - It is a method used my mathematics students to remember operations

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