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DECOMPOSITION
  1. Context:
    Taxonomy


    Definition:
    Decomposition is the process of starting at a high level and dividing entities into smaller and smaller related parts. Functional decomposition is a business analysis technique for breaking down a “business operation” into functional components.


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    Source:
    Charles Sturt University


  2. Context:
    Computing


    Definition:
    Also known as factoring, decompositon refers to the process by which a complex problem or system is broken down into parts that are easier to conceive, understand, program, and maintain.


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    Source:
    Wikipedia


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