
rule, formula  [in mathematics] a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems  

formula, chemical formula  a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements  

formula  a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle  

formula  a liquid food for infants  

formula, recipe  directions for making something  

formula, expression  [in mathematics] a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement  

rule, pattern, convention, formula, normal  something regarded as a normative example 