Q: What are the basics of writing a statement of problem?

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How do I write a statement of problem for my masters research work?

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A research problem is an area of concern or a gap in the existing knowledge that points to the need for further understanding and investigation. A problem statement is used in research work as a claim that outlines the problem addressed by a study. The problem statement briefly explains the problem that the research will address. 

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