Why do we use letters like x and y to represent numbers in algebra? 371 viewsJune 11, 2024MathematicsOther Question94.53K June 10, 2024 0 Comments Why do we use letters like x and y to represent numbers in algebra? In: Mathematics 29 Answers ActiveNewestOldest Anonymous Posted June 10, 2024 0 Comments It’s a way to show the unknown number as an unknown number. It looks like none of the numbers 0-9 and is therefore hard to mistake for any of them. You are viewing 1 out of 29 answers, click here to view all answers. Register or Login

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