Why do we use letters like x and y to represent numbers in algebra? 176 views2 days agoMathematicsOther Question93.83K 2 days ago 0 Comments Why do we use letters like x and y to represent numbers in algebra? In: Mathematics 29 Answers ActiveNewestOldest Anonymous Posted 2 days ago 0 Comments [Here’s](https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/a-brief-history-of-the-letter-x-from-algebra-to-x-mas-to-elon-musk-180982647/) an article by the Smithsonian about it. You are viewing 1 out of 29 answers, click here to view all answers. Register or Login

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