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# Using Order of Operations & Parentheses

Unit 2: Operations & Algebraic Thinking
Lesson 1 of 5

## Big Idea: "Fish around" to find out why using numeric expressions is a good strategy to find total numbers!

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Math, order of operations, evaluate expressions
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### Jessica Field

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