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I just want to know how to use these words and in which context: simple and simplicity.

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I'm sorry, I don't understand the question. Do you want to know what these words mean? How they are pronounced? Something else? Please try to be as specific as possible. Thanks. –  RegDwigнt Mar 21 '11 at 10:23
    
@Reg: let him read through my answer. –  n0nChun Mar 21 '11 at 10:28
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@nOnChun: I think the question could use some improving whether or not your answer is spot on. –  RegDwigнt Mar 21 '11 at 10:48
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Simple : Adjective : Easily Understood

For eg. take this sample sentence

Ron presented a simple proof of Fermat's long-unproven theorem.

Simplicity : Noun : The quality or condition of being easy to understand or do

The simplicity of Ron's proof of Fermat's theorem is formidable

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"Simple" is an adjective, so it is used to describe or qualify a noun or a noun phrase.

It was a rather simple task

"Simplicity" is a noun itself.

For the sake of simplicity.

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