# Literals

To start learning the algebra, we have to learn the concept of literal firstly.

## Introduction

The quantities are denoted by numbers in arithmetic but they are represented by alphabets or letters in algebra. So, the letters that represent quantities are called the literals or literal numbers in mathematics.

### Usage

The literal numbers are mainly used in two different ways in algebraic mathematics.

### Operations

Learn how to do basic mathematical operations with literals from understandable examples for studying the fundamental operations in algebra.

### Terms

Once you learn the concept of literals, it is time to learn the next level concept algebraic terms.

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