Solve For Special Case Then Solve For General Case

Here's how you solve a hard math problem:

I believe this is explained in George Polya's HowToSolveIt.--ApoorvaMuralidhara

This applies directly to how ExtremeProgramming generates design:

See FeynmanAlgorithm to hear someone bragging they are too smart to have to do it like that.

And all too often, you do the exact opposite:


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