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This Science Keynote by Angela Zhang Breaks Down Unknowns

— April 14, 2013 — Keynote Trends
This science keynote by Angela Zhang explains how breaking down a larger concept or problem into smaller parts is a much easier way for people to understand difficult theories.

Using examples from math and science, Zhang showcases that while you may not fully understand a specific theory or equation at first glance, breaking it down into simpler components or questions is a way for people to better comprehend the overall picture. By breaking down a larger concept, Zhang explains that we are better able to differentiate ideas or notions that we actually do understand and by recognizing those concepts, we are able to better comprehend the bigger problem.

Zhang explains that individuals are fully capable of tackling worldwide issues that may seem beyond their abilities by simply focusing on one small part that they understand.

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