Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    uktous is offline Senior Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Japanese
      • Home Country:
      • Japan
      • Current Location:
      • UK
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    529
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Excel formula vs Excel formulae

    Hi,

    Question:
    Should I us formula or formulae?

    Sentence:
    I am proficient in Excel formula / formulae.

    Thanks

  2. #2
    Raymott's Avatar
    Raymott is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Australia
      • Current Location:
      • Australia
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    19,591
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Excel formula vs Excel formulae

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question:
    Should I us formula or formulae?

    Sentence:
    I am proficient in Excel formula / formulae.

    Thanks
    Surely it would depend on whether you're referring to a singular formula or plural formulae.
    If that's too confusing, you could use formulas as the plural. The context suggests that you mean the plural since being proficient in one Excel formula is barely worth writing about.

    Formula - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Similar Threads

  1. [Grammar] use Excel to deliver/on/for
    By uktous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 15-May-2010, 14:58
  2. Replies: 9
    Last Post: 13-May-2010, 15:42
  3. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-May-2010, 10:07
  4. [Grammar] (outstanding) Excel proficiency
    By uktous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-May-2010, 18:48
  5. What are the most appropriate formulae..?
    By Teia in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-Aug-2006, 21:29

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •