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Everyday maths 1
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9 Word formulas and function machines

You see formulas in everyday life, but sometimes it can be tricky to spot one that’s written in words.

So what’s a formula? It’s a rule that helps you to work out an amount, you will see this when cooking, working out how much you are going to get paid or your household bills.

A process that involves more than one formula needs a function machine, which we’ll look at a little later.