What exactly is "mathematics"?
- Anonymous7 years agoFavorite Answer
( used with a singular verb ) the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically.
( used with a singular or plural verb ) mathematical procedures, operations, or properties.Source(s): dictionary.reference.com/browse/mathematics?s=t
- 7 years ago
There is no consensus. Aristotle put it most simply that mathematics is "the science of quantity".
In general, it is a wide field covering quantities, space, structure, and time.