# Component facts for kids

**Component** could mean:

- Electronic component, part of electronic circuits
- Component ingredient, the main ingredient in a food
- Component video, a type of analog video information that is sent or stored as two or more separate signals
- Symmetrical component, in electrical engineering, analysis of unbalanced three-phase power systems
- Component-based software engineering, a field of study within software engineering dealing with software components, reusable software elements with a specification
- Component (thermodynamics), a chemically distinct part of a phase of a system
- Component (VTA), a light-rail station in San Jose, California
- Lumped component, a model of spatially distributed systems

## In math

- Component (group theory), a quasisimple subnormal subgroup
- Connected component (analysis), a maximal set where there exists a path between any two elements, also known as a
*path component* - Connected component (graph theory), a maximal connected subgraph
- Connected component (topology), a maximal connected subspace of a topological space
- Vector component, a term in the breaking down of a vector into various directions such as axial, radial or tangential

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