Formula
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A formula, in mathematics, is an entity constructed using the symbols and formation rules of a given logical language.
Formula may also refer to:
- Chemical formula, an expression of the contents of a chemical compound
- Trinitarian formula, a Biblical phrase
- Well-formed formula, a word that is part of a formal language, in mathematical logic
- Formula fiction, literature following a predictable form
- A concept in the theory of oral-formulaic composition, related to oral poetry
- A type of ritual in Roman law
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Etymology
From Latin formula (“a small pattern or mold, form, rule, principle, method, formula”), diminutive of forma (“a form”); see form.
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