**1. Are there any other words besides BEDMAS that people use to remember the order of mathematical operations?**

The words

BEMAandBODMASare sometimes used.

**2. In the word BODMAS, what does the "O" stand for?**

The "O" stands for "of" meaning

multiply.

**3. Do the rules for the order of operation work for algebra as well?**

Yes. As an example, for 3x

^{2}you have to do the exponent (squaring) first and then multiply by 3.