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    formula?

    "Hand-reflexology work provides a simple formula: just as the bank takes our deposits and holds them ready for our use, hand-reflexology techniques contribute to our bank of 'wellness standing'."

    What does "formula" mean in this context?


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    Re: formula?

    Formula 1 > money + bank [savings] account = money in reserve = money available for use

    Formula 2 > manipulation of the hand+personal attention = improved flexibility and mobility = a feeling of being healthy

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    Re: formula?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Formula 1 > money + bank [savings] account = money in reserve = money available for use

    Formula 2 > manipulation of the hand+personal attention = improved flexibility and mobility = a feeling of being healthy


    I believe Angelika you wanted to explain the word mathmatically/formally.

    1. Formula as a countable noun (as used in the poster's text) is a standard or accepted way of doing or making something, or is a mathematical rule expressed in a set of numbers and letters. Develop all the details of a plan for doing something:

    There's no magic formula for success.

    2. Formula as an uncountable noun is artificial milk which can be given to babies instead of milk from their mother.

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