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I do not remember ever having confusion over this. I think it is normally self explanatory.

Brackets/parentheses take precedence over everthing else.

But I would think of 6! as an individual number. So 5*6! would mean 5 * the factorial of 6.

\(4^{3!}=4^6\\ 4^3!=64!\)

If that doesn't help maybe you can give us specific examples that are confusing you.

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The order of operation that I still get confused with is a power of a power

like

\(3^{4 ^2}\)

Is that 3^16 or is it 81^2

There is a rule but I always forget what it is.

Melody Oct 31, 2019