# formula

In the scientific sense, the **formula** is a sequence of letters , numbers , symbols , symbols or words for the abbreviated designation of a mathematical , physical or chemical situation, context or rule.

The **deformation** is the transformation of a context into an expression of a specific system of a *formula language* .

## Basics

When using formulas, it is assumed that the specialist group using them has agreed in advance about the meaning of the individual *formula elements* and the correct grammar .

## Normalization

The *spelling of formulas in* all areas of natural sciences and technology is standardized in the international standard ISO / IEC 80000 *Sizes and Units* , which defines the formal rules for various physical quantities in 14 sub-standards . Relevant DIN standards are for example DIN 1301 *units* , DIN 1302 *general mathematical symbols and terms* , DIN 1304 *formula symbols* and DIN 1338 *formula notation and formula set* .

## Examples

## literature

- Thomas Schaller:
*The most famous formulas in the world*, Ecowin Verlag, Salzburg 2007, ISBN 978-3-902404-49-7

## Web links

**Wiktionary: Formula**- explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations