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11: Classification

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    6296
  • [ "article:topic-guide", "Classification Essay", "authorname:akinonen" ]

    The purpose of classification is to break down broad subjects into smaller, more manageable, more specific parts. We classify things in our daily lives all the time, often without even thinking about it. Cell phones, for example, have now become part of a broad category. They can be classified as feature phones, media phones, and smartphones.

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