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Anytime that’s the case, we can turn to the quadratic formula.

The program will figure out whether there’s a way of assigning days to the babysitters that makes the formula true, or “satisfiable,” meaning you get the three days you want.

There are lots of ways of assigning 1s and 0s to this simple formula — or building the guest list — and it’s possible that after running through them the computer will conclude it’s not possible to satisfy all the competing demands.

Ostrander and her colleagues published their new formula online July 2 in Cell Systems.

Decoding the impact of rank changes into clicks and conversions can look like a simple formula for a customer at first.

Indeed, Lion Air, with 45 percent of the domestic Indonesian airline market, has swallowed the Fernandes formula whole.

I'm just not sure that the formula continues to work for us at 50 given other uses we might have for that money.

Methane (chemical formula CH4) is one of the simplest hydrocarbons, which literally means “containing hydrogen and carbon.”

The formula of most of their programs has Drew doing the house hunting and Jonathan doing the design and construction.

Then a critical change was ordered—a fuel using a new formula that was thought to be more stable and deliver more power.

The formula would be: “The pump invented—Drain a well ,” or Water raised in a hollow.

The formula for the date of its foundation in 1636 may be thus expressed—Harvard College founded; the chum age .

They had been in a rut long enough, and they laughed at the Colonel's formula, which nearly every child knew by heart.

Then he spoke of the Colonel, laughing at his peculiarities, and asking if she had ever heard of the Crompton "Formula."

We all use the formula of "your most obedient, humble servant," even when we intend anything but humility or obedience.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to formula, such as: algorithm, blueprint, canon, code, credo, and creed.

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