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Mathematicians love me
Chemistry students study me
Even lovers of language use me.
I am
a relationship built of symbols,
a procedure or a hard-and-fast rule,
Or the things something’s made of,
feeding newborns when the mother’s not able.

What am I?

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Mathematicians love me

Refers to a mathematical formula or equation.

Chemistry students study me

Refers to a chemical formula that denotes chemical composition.

Even lovers of language use me.

Maybe refers to formulaic language in writing, or a formula in formal language in mathematics.

I am a relationship built of symbols, a procedure or a hard-and-fast rule,

Definition of a mathematical formula. Same meaning as the puzzle title.

Or the things something’s made of,

Definition of a chemical formula

feeding newborns when the mother’s not able.

Refers to infant formula, which is used for feeding young infants.

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