Mathematical object

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A mathematical object is an abstract concept arising in mathematics. In the usual language of mathematics, an object is anything that has been (or could be) formally defined, and with which one may do

proofs, and even theories are considered as mathematical objects in proof theory

The ontological status of mathematical objects has been the subject of much investigation and debate by philosophers of mathematics.[1]

List of mathematical objects by branch

Categories are simultaneously homes to mathematical objects and mathematical objects in their own right. In proof theory, proofs and theorems are also mathematical objects.

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