# Mnemonics for operations, operators

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## Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally

Mnemonic Device: Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally Peanuts Ended My Doughnut Addiction Saturday People Everywhere Must Devour Additional Seafood Paul’s Energetic Monkey Danced And Sang Please Eat McDonald’s

## Does McDonald’s Sell CheeseBurgers and Shakes? (DMSCBS)

Mnemonic Device: Does McDonald’s Sell CheeseBurgers and Shakes? Explanation: to learn the order of the algorithm of a long division problem. DMSCBS stands for Divide, Multiply, Subtract, Check that the

## No Dirty Dogs! Numerator Divided (by) Denominator

Mnemonic Device: No Dirty Dogs! Explanation: To remember which number is the Numerator or the Denominator when working with fractions. Numerator Divided (by) Denominator when reading or converting fractions. Additional Notes: 3/53

## Everybody’s Daddy, Mother, Sister, Brother, Reunion, Celebration

Mnemonic Device: Everybody’s Daddy, Mother, Sister, Brother, Reunion, Celebration Explanation: to remember the steps for long division. Estimate, Divide, Multiply, Subtract, Bring down, Redo (all steps), Check (by multiplying