# Should [formula] be a synonym of [mathematics]?

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.

• 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. – Chris Jul 21 '17 at 18:50