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Order of Operations (1988)

The Power of Algebra



Genre: Educational

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988

Duration: 00:14:31

Subjects: Educational films | Mathematics | Algebra | General Motors Corporation | GENERAL MOTORS PLANT


  • Stringer, David Host
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Valdez, Albert Interviewee


This episode of the series “The Power of Algebra” from 1988 teaches students how to solve equations using the rules for the order of operations. It also includes an interview with civil engineer Albert Valdez, who discusses his use of mathematics in his job at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Shreveport. Host: David Stringer