Mammoth Memory


(pronounced par-enth-ess-ees)

Parentheses – Are the bracket symbols ( ). One bracket is a parenthesis.

The parenthesis is the descriptive word for brackets

The parents did this (parenthesis) – they hung their naughty kids from brackets in the living room.


Example 1

The brackets are the parenthesis in this equation


Example 2

 Example of parenthesis, remember bracketed sums need to be calculated first when following BIDMAS

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