- a rule or principle, frequently expressed in algebraic symbols.
- such a symbolic expression.
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How to use formula in a sentence
Anytime that’s the case, we can turn to the quadratic formula.
The program will figure out whether there’s a way of assigning days to the babysitters that makes the formula true, or “satisfiable,” meaning you get the three days you want.Computer Scientists Attempt to Corner the Collatz Conjecture|Kevin Hartnett|August 26, 2020|Quanta Magazine
There are lots of ways of assigning 1s and 0s to this simple formula — or building the guest list — and it’s possible that after running through them the computer will conclude it’s not possible to satisfy all the competing demands.
Ostrander and her colleagues published their new formula online July 2 in Cell Systems.To figure out your dog’s ‘real’ age, you’ll need a calculator|Bethany Brookshire|August 12, 2020|Science News For Students
Decoding the impact of rank changes into clicks and conversions can look like a simple formula for a customer at first.How to craft a winning SEO proposal and avoid getting a silent ‘No’|Sponsored Content: SEOmonitor|August 3, 2020|Search Engine Land
Indeed, Lion Air, with 45 percent of the domestic Indonesian airline market, has swallowed the Fernandes formula whole.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I'm just not sure that the formula continues to work for us at 50 given other uses we might have for that money.Inside Sony’s ‘Pineapple Express 2 Drama’: Leaked Emails Reveal Fight Over Stoner Comedy Sequel|William Boot|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Methane (chemical formula CH4) is one of the simplest hydrocarbons, which literally means “containing hydrogen and carbon.”
The formula of most of their programs has Drew doing the house hunting and Jonathan doing the design and construction.How the Property Brothers Became Your Mom’s Favorite TV Stars|Kevin Fallon|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then a critical change was ordered—a fuel using a new formula that was thought to be more stable and deliver more power.Virgin Galactic’s Flight Path to Disaster: A Clash of High Risk and Hyperbole|Clive Irving|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The formula would be: “The pump invented—Drain a well ,” or Water raised in a hollow.
The formula for the date of its foundation in 1636 may be thus expressed—Harvard College founded; the chum age .
They had been in a rut long enough, and they laughed at the Colonel's formula, which nearly every child knew by heart.
Then he spoke of the Colonel, laughing at his peculiarities, and asking if she had ever heard of the Crompton "Formula."
We all use the formula of "your most obedient, humble servant," even when we intend anything but humility or obedience.
British Dictionary definitions for formula
- a method, pattern, or rule for doing or producing something, often one proved to be successful
- (as modifier)formula fiction
- a prescription for making up a medicine, baby's food, etc
- a substance prepared according to such a prescription