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Steps to Writing Research Papers
Step 1: Understand the assignment
Step 2: Select your topic (or use the one assigned to you)
Step 3: Initial planning, investigation, and outlining
Step 4: Accumulate Research
Step 5: Make a final outline to guide writing
Step 6: Write the paper
Step 7: Revise and Proofread