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Last edited 21 Mar 2018
A schematic will generally not show details unless they are expressly relevant to what is being conveyed, unless they assist comprehension.
A common example of a schematic is an electrical circuit diagram, which uses symbols in a layout which may not resemble the actual circuit layout but are instead arranged for ease of interpretation. Similarly, a transit map uses graphic symbols to represent stations and the arrangement of the train lines will often not resemble the geographic location of the stations in relation to one another.
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