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# What is the full form of BODMAS

** BODMAS** is an acronym and by understanding this acronym, it is easy for us to keep in mind the order of the operations while solving different kinds of mathematical problems or operations.

The meanings of different words of this acronym are given below;

B → Bracket

It means that first of all, we have to solve the brackets in the mathematical operation. As there are four different kinds of brackets. First of all, we have to solve “━”. Secondly, we have to solve (). Thirdly, we have to solve {}. At last, we have to solve [].

O → Of or Orders

It means that we will have to solve all the numbers which have powers and brackets.

D → Division

It means that we have to perform the division operation.

M → Multiplication

It means that we have to perform the multiplication operation.

A → Addition

After that, we have to add the numbers or terms.

S → Subtraction

At last, we have to subtract the numbers or terms.

__For example:__

$5 + (4 × $3^2$ + 1)$

Brackets first and then Orders: $5 + (4 \times 9 + 1)$

Then Multiply: $5 + (36 + 1)$

Then Add: $5 + (37)$

Last operation is Add: $42$.