Do what @JeremyECrawford does. Let them tell you what they want to do and you tell them if/when they need to roll and what they roll. They don't need to worry about the numbers on their sheet.
— Axis :: In Chicago for BTS (@Axis_Of_Anarchy) May 6, 2019
One of my main tips for new players …
You don't need to know most of D&D's rules to enjoy the game. To start, describe to the DM what you'd like your character to do, and the DM will let you know what rule, if any, to use. #DnD https://t.co/uVFBkpffjP
— Jeremy Crawford (@JeremyECrawford) May 6, 2019