Formula

Pronunciation: /ˈfɔr myə lə/ ?

A formula is a fact or rule written as a mathematical equation.

Examples

FormulaDescription
A=l*wFormula for the area of a rectangle.
V=(4/3)pi*r^3Formula for the volume of a sphere.
f(x)=(1/2)a0*x^2+v0*x+h0Formula for projectile motion.
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  • References

    1. formula. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=formula&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.
    2. Murray R. Spiegel. Schaum's Mathematical Handbook of Formulas and Tables, 2nd ed.. McGraw-Hill, October 31, 1998.

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