VBODMAS- Concept and Rules
VBODMAS is same as BODMAS except for the addition of the word ‘V’ that stands for VINCULUM.
Now the question you must be looking an answer for is what does ‘Vinculum’ in VBODMAS means?
- Vinculum is a horizontal bar on the top of any numeral value or alphabet or a word like this one.
What does a horizontal bar represent in VBODMAS?
The Horizontal Bar in VBODMAS represents the repetition of anything that it is used with. For example, if you want to write ABABABAB…… , then instead of writing it again and again you can just write AB (that is repeated multiple times) and mark a bar over it, like the one shown above.
But, while doing the BODMAS problems, the Vinculum Bar represents the algebraic expression that is to be solved first of all.
Let’s understand it with an example: