045: How to Break Down a Problem

What you'll learn

  • Why we need to break problems down
  • Why you need to make multiple passes to break problems down
  • What’s really involved in the action of “going grocery shopping”

Key moments

In this episode, Nicole walks you through the process of breaking a complex problem down into smaller pieces—making it easier to solve, with less stress!

Solving code challenges is hard enough as it is, but new developers sometimes run away because they can’t see past the surface complexity.

In reality, each problem or code challenge we face can be broken down into smaller problems that are much easier to solve. Then, you connect the dots to put together a solution to the larger problem as a whole. I’ll provide some examples and advice for pulling apart your problems that you can use immediately!

My hope is that after this episode, you’ll feel more confident leveraging problem breakdown as a valuable tool in your problem solving toolbox. (Technically, it’s one step of 8 in a problem solving approach!)

Peace, love, and code,

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What you'll learn

  • Why we need to break problems down
  • Why you need to make multiple passes to break problems down
  • What’s really involved in the action of “going grocery shopping”

Key moments

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