DECOMPOSITION

The process that takes a complex item and breaks into its elements. Organisms also break down by decomposition.

DECOMPOSITION: "When using decomposition to solve a problem, it is broken down into simpler problems."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DECOMPOSITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/decomposition/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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