# Fundamental operations of Literals

In arithmetic, you have studied various mathematical operations with numbers but literals are used instead of numbers in algebra. So, it is essential to study the fundamental operations with the literal numbers for understanding the advanced level algebra.

## Operations

In algebraic mathematics, there are four fundamental operations for the literal numbers to understand how to do mathematical operations with literals. Let’s learn each mathematical operation with some understandable examples.

Learn how to add two or more literal numbers to get sum of them.

### Subtraction

Learn how to subtract any two literals to obtain the difference of them.

### Multiplication

Learn how to multiply two or more literal numbers to obtain the product of them.

### Division

Learn how to divide any literal by another for calculating the quotient of them.

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