Brush up on solving expressions using PEMDAS with this helpful worksheet, customized for fifth and sixth graders. While providing ample practice for solving expressions, this worksheet also includes more complex problems, including exponents. Remember: The order of operations is essential! You will likely get the wrong answer if you perform these steps out of order.

Solving an Order of Operation - PEMDAS problem is a step-by-step process which involves these steps:

1. Parentheses (P): Solve problems in parentheses first.

2. Exponents (E): Evaluate any exponents after parentheses.

3. Multiplication and Division (MD): Moving from left to right in the equation, do multiplication and division next. If you encounter both, perform whichever operation comes first from left to right.

4. Addition and Subtraction (AS): Moving from left to right, do addition and subtraction. If you encounter both, perform whichever operation comes first from left to right.