# formula

[ˈfɔːmjʊlə]

## formula Definition

• 1a mathematical relationship or rule expressed in symbols
• 2a list of ingredients with which something is made
• 3a method or procedure for achieving something

## Using formula: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "formula" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

• Example

The formula for the area of a circle is pi times the radius squared.

• Example

The formula for success is hard work and dedication.

• Example

The baby formula contains all the necessary nutrients for healthy growth.

• Example

The company's secret formula for their famous soda is closely guarded.

## Phrases with formula

• ### chemicalformula

a symbolic representation of a chemical compound's composition

Example

The chemical formula for water is H2O.

• ### babyformula

a manufactured food designed and marketed for feeding to babies and infants under 12 months of age

Example

The baby formula contains all the necessary nutrients for healthy growth.

• ### standardformula

a set of guidelines or rules that are widely accepted as the norm

Example

The standard formula for writing a research paper includes an introduction, literature review, methodology, results, and conclusion.

## Origins of formula

from Latin 'formula', meaning 'a small pattern or mold'

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## Summary: formula in Brief

The term 'formula' [ˈfɔːmjʊlə] refers to a mathematical relationship or rule expressed in symbols, a list of ingredients with which something is made, or a method or procedure for achieving something. It spans contexts from mathematics to cooking, exemplified by 'The formula for the area of a circle is pi times the radius squared.' 'Formula' extends into phrases like 'chemical formula,' denoting a symbolic representation of a chemical compound's composition, and 'baby formula,' referring to a manufactured food designed for feeding infants.

How do native speakers use this expression?

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