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means-ends analysis

 atype of problem solving strategy that is used in computer programs, wherebyproblems are broken down into their constituent parts and then solved in turn until the solutionis found.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.