# Basic Operators in Python

Completing basic math operations is easier than you may think. Operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division are useful for statistics and completing other tasks.

**Addition**

Addition can be as easy as typing out your integers and using the addition sign. You can sum all integers in a list.

**Subtraction**

Python will also subtract numbers, including subtracting from a negative number.

**Division**

Python is capable of diving your variables, as long as there is a numerical value to them.

**Multiplication**

To complete the multiplication operation, use the asterisk character.

In order to create an exponent, use double asterisks.