Selected answers from the Dumb SEO Questions G+ community.
Sanjay Upadhyay: what formula's should i follow to see my content in "Google Direct answer. " ;
PromozSEO: Don't know whether there are any formulae but Google has some algo to decide which one to pick.
Structure your content in well guided step-by-step list (better to use a numbered list) Use supporting pictures or documents for each step Use structured data Get authority backlinks Be on the first page