How the Order of Operations prepared me for Programming

Algebra has always been a favorite subject of mine. There’s not much theory involved, just a toolbox of methods and the order of operations to solve in. If you reach back into high school, you’ll remember (quoted from First do all operations that lie inside parentheses. Next, do any work with exponents or radicals. Working from left to right, do all multiplication and division. Finally, working from left to right, do all addition and