# Formula

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In science, a formula is a concise way of expressing information symbolically, as in a mathematical formula or a chemical formula.wikipedia
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### Volume

volumetriccapacityOrders of magnitude (volume)
For example, determining the volume of a sphere requires a significant amount of integral calculus or its geometrical analogue, the method of exhaustion.
Volumes of some simple shapes, such as regular, straight-edged, and circular shapes can be easily calculated using arithmetic formulas.

In computer spreadsheet software, a formula indicating how to compute the value of a cell, say A3, could be written as
Each cell may contain either numeric or text data, or the results of formulas that automatically calculate and display a value based on the contents of other cells.

### Equation

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Other formulas, such as the use of the equation of a sine curve to model the movement of the tides in a bay, may be created to solve a particular problem.

### Expression (mathematics)

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Expressions are distinct from formulas in that they cannot contain an equals sign .

### Theorem

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with the most important ones being mathematical theorems.
Logic, especially in the field of proof theory, considers theorems as statements (called formulas or well formed formulas) of a formal language.

### Science

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In science, a formula is a concise way of expressing information symbolically, as in a mathematical formula or a chemical formula.

### Commensurability (philosophy of science)

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The informal use of the term formula in science refers to the general construct of a relationship between given quantities.

### English plurals

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The plural of formula can be spelled either as formulas (from the most common English plural noun form) or, under the influence of scientific Latin, formulae (from the original Latin).

### Contemporary Latin

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The plural of formula can be spelled either as formulas (from the most common English plural noun form) or, under the influence of scientific Latin, formulae (from the original Latin).

### Latin influence in English

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The plural of formula can be spelled either as formulas (from the most common English plural noun form) or, under the influence of scientific Latin, formulae (from the original Latin).

### Mathematics

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In mathematics, a formula generally refers to an identity which equates one mathematical expression to another.

### Formal language

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Syntactically, a formula is an entity which is constructed using the symbols and formation rules of a given logical language.

### Sphere

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For example, determining the volume of a sphere requires a significant amount of integral calculus or its geometrical analogue, the method of exhaustion.

### Integral

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For example, determining the volume of a sphere requires a significant amount of integral calculus or its geometrical analogue, the method of exhaustion.

### Geometry

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For example, determining the volume of a sphere requires a significant amount of integral calculus or its geometrical analogue, the method of exhaustion.

### Method of exhaustion

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For example, determining the volume of a sphere requires a significant amount of integral calculus or its geometrical analogue, the method of exhaustion.

### Parameter

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However, having done this once in terms of some parameter (the radius for example), mathematicians have produced a formula to describe the volume of a sphere in terms of its radius:

However, having done this once in terms of some parameter (the radius for example), mathematicians have produced a formula to describe the volume of a sphere in terms of its radius:

### Algebraic expression

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Mathematical formulas are often algebraic, analytical or in closed form.

### Closed-form expression

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Mathematical formulas are often algebraic, analytical or in closed form.

### Chemistry

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In modern chemistry, a chemical formula is a way of expressing information about the proportions of atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound, using a single line of chemical element symbols, numbers, and sometimes other symbols, such as parentheses, brackets, and plus and minus signs.

### Atom

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In modern chemistry, a chemical formula is a way of expressing information about the proportions of atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound, using a single line of chemical element symbols, numbers, and sometimes other symbols, such as parentheses, brackets, and plus and minus signs.

### Chemical compound

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In modern chemistry, a chemical formula is a way of expressing information about the proportions of atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound, using a single line of chemical element symbols, numbers, and sometimes other symbols, such as parentheses, brackets, and plus and minus signs.

### Number

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In modern chemistry, a chemical formula is a way of expressing information about the proportions of atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound, using a single line of chemical element symbols, numbers, and sometimes other symbols, such as parentheses, brackets, and plus and minus signs.

### Water

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For example, H 2 O is the chemical formula for water, specifying that each molecule consists of two hydrogen (H) atoms and one oxygen (O) atom.