When evaluating anything, you

1. Decide what the evaluation criteria will be

2. Decide if the object of your evaluation meets the criteria.

When evaluating a mathematical expression, you

1. Perform the operations in the standard Order of Operations (PEMDAS)

1. Decide what the evaluation criteria will be

2. Decide if the object of your evaluation meets the criteria.

When evaluating a mathematical expression, you

1. Perform the operations in the standard Order of Operations (PEMDAS)