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Research Problem and Statement of Purpose

Review one of the research studies that you found for your research study literature review. Discuss the purpose of the study and the type of research approach that is used. Then tell how you determined the purpose. Did the author clearly articulate the purpose for the reader? Explain the difference between the purpose and the problem or opportunity description.

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Solution Summary

In this report, two (2) among the eleven steps in the research process were clarified - defining the problem and formulating the statement of purpose or research objective. It was emphasized that the research problem and statement of purpose are two separate parts of a research report. Core differences between these two parts were also emphasized.