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Exercise 6 - Towards academic reading
Read the paragraph and answer the question below.
What Are Formulaic Problems?

Formulaic problems are types of problems that have only one correct answer. If you know which formula to use, you can usually solve these problems quite easily. However, not all problems can be solved by using step-by-step solutions or set formulas. These problems are called non-formulaic problems: They are usually much more complex than formulaic problems, require innovative thinking and can be solved in more than one way.
Which of the problems below cannot be solved by using a formula?
Click on 3 correct answers.

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