Here is an example of how to perform basic number operations. Remember to read the lesson on this topic.

Basic steps to follow:

1. Determine what operation you are being asked to perform

2. Product means multiply; quotient means division; sum means add; difference means subtraction

3. Perform the operation- pay special attention to division and subtraction as order does make a difference

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Important habits to master math:

1. write out all steps

2. be very neat

3. use pencil not pen

4. review your work as your go

5. make sure you know the basics like fractions, positive and negative numbers and order of operations