Bringing this here, since I don't have permissions to suggest synonyms.

The tag currently has only 34 questions, and no tag info. The current explanation for includes "formulae."

Mathematics questions deal with the arithmetic, geometry, calculus, formulae and other calculations used in the development of a game.


Yes, I think should be made a synonym of .

The rationale behind it is that if you ask for a formula, you're facing the XY problem.

A formula implies a "single of code", which is IMHO very generic. An algorithm or some mathematics is generally what one should ask about. Good if the answers suggest a single-line formula.

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    \$\begingroup\$ I was at first thinking formula as a synonym of algorithm but algorithm is based on many steps, and figuring a mathematic formula would be a singular step or not even involved in an algorithm. \$\endgroup\$ – Chris Jul 21 '17 at 18:50
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Chris I think the concept of "algorithm" is a subset of the field of the "mathematics", but I think in our context we can have them separate :P \$\endgroup\$ – Alexandre Vaillancourt Jul 21 '17 at 19:02
  • \$\begingroup\$ For this I don't have permissions to even suggest the synonym. \$\endgroup\$ – Chris Jul 27 '17 at 16:28
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Chris You can ping Josh about it in chat about it. \$\endgroup\$ – Alexandre Vaillancourt Jul 27 '17 at 16:39
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    \$\begingroup\$ This has been done. \$\endgroup\$ – Josh Aug 10 '17 at 17:13

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