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(1) An assigned goal one strives to achieve.
(2) An errand or assignment.
(3) A problem that must be solved with specific information and reflection—for example, a mathematical problem, a chess problem, a logic problem, or a writing problem.
(4) A method of instruction and of checking accomplishments and skills used in all types of general and specialized schools.