Why do we use letters like x and y to represent numbers in algebra? 171 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 Convenient unique label for unknown variables. That way you can keep track of them in the formula. If all unknowns were ? or X, we wouldn’t know which value it is. You are viewing 1 out of 29 answers, click here to view all answers. Register or Login

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