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Someone care to enlighten me on how to use bicycle gears?

Would someone like to tell me how to use the gears on a bicycle? I've got 16 and gear changers on both sides of the handlebars, but don't know how to use them. The man in the shop did try to tell me but I didn't understand (I'm a Brit in Spain). I know I can try them out and see, but I believe the bike has to be moving and I am still at the stage of concentrating on not falling off! Do the low numbers mean it's easier to pedal uphill, or the other way round? I've read loads of hubs but everyone it seems knows what the gears do and so don't explain what I need to know.

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