## Frivolous Parentheses (FP)

There really isn't an error, *per se*, with using
too many parentheses. Nevertheless, students who consistently
employ more parentheses than needed are demonstrating as much
of a lack of understanding of the order of algebraic operations
as those who use too few. Expressions such as

Top Algebra Errors Made by Calculus Students
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Thomas L. Scofield
2003-09-04