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Newbie ? find command syntax

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I have read the man pages for find, and am trying to follow the syntax and examples.

I try "find $PRODUCT_TOP -name l8041090.req"

and get: "ksh: find: path-list predicate-list"

which I assume is find's way of saying what it expects.

Some of the examples show the predicate list in (). When I try: "find $PRODUCT_TOP ( -name l8041090.req )"

I get: "ksh: syntax error: `(' unexpected".

What's the right way to use find? And almost equally important, what should I study to understand man pages?
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