Question: “Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally” is a mnemonic that can be helpful when learning which school subject?

Correct Answer: Algebra

“Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally” is a very handy mnemonic intended to help algebra students remember the order of operations when simplifying math problems. It stands for Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction, with the first letter of each word creating the acronym PEMDAS. The order of operations is a rule that tells you the right order in which to solve different parts of a math problem. In other words, in any math problem you must start by calculating the parentheses first, then the exponents, then multiplication and division, then addition and subtraction.

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