formula

- noun a representation of the chemical composition of a compound in terms of its atoms

- A mathematical expression utilized to relate quantities and solve problems. For example, the mass-energy
__equation__is expressed as:= m*E**c*^{2}, whereis energy, m is mass, and*E*is the speed of light in a vacuum.*c* - A combination of
__chemical__symbols and numbers which describes the chemical composition of a substance. For instance, the chemical formula of__boron trichloride__is BCl_{3}, indicating that for each boron atom there are three chlorine atoms. Also called chemical formula (2).

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