# What Is The Definition Of Mathematics?

**Mathematics is a tool** specially suited for dealing with scientific concepts. **As per the formalist view, ***mathematics is the investigation of axiomatically defined abstract structures using logic and mathematical notation.*

## Definition Of Mathematics By Bacon, Aristotle, Lindsay, Kant, Augusta Comte's, And Gauss

“Mathematics is the gateway and key to all sciences” - Bacon

"Mathematics the science of quantity" - Aristotle

“Mathematics is the language of physical sciences and certainly no more marvelous language was created by the mind of man” - Lindsay

“Mathematics is the indispensable instrument of all physical researches.” - Kant

“Mathematics is the science of indirect measurement” - Augusta Comte's

“Mathematics is the queen of sciences and arithmetic is the queen of all mathematics” - Gauss

## Some More Definitions Of Mathematics

American Heritage Dictionary, 2000 defines mathematics asThe study of the measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols“”.

Oxford English Dictionary (1933) defines mathematics asThe abstract science which investigates deductively the conclusions implicit in the elementary conceptions of spatial and numerical relations, and which includes as its main division's geometry, arithmetic, and algebra“”.

Encyclopedia Britannica defines mathematics asThe science of structure, order, and relation that has evolved from elemental practices of counting, measuring, and describing the shapes of objects“”.

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