Formula

Pronunciation: /ˈfɔr myə lə/ Explain

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.
Table 1: Examples
  • References

    1. Murray R. Spiegel. Schaum's Mathematical Handbook of Formulas and Tables. 2nd edition. McGraw-Hill. October 31, 1998. Buy the book

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    McAdams, David E. Formula. 7/11/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/f/formula.html.

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    7/9/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
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