This BODMAS video shows an important concept in the Numeracy Skills for Business course, and Accounting Trainees should remember the BODMAS rules.
When you have to calculate the answer to a question such as:
4 + 70/10 x (1 +2)² – 1 = ?
The order in which you perform the calculations is important. You can not simply work left to right – this would give you an incorrect answer.
The answer lies in ‘BODMAS’ – watch the short video below for an explanation.