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Research 101: 1. Research Exercise


Go outside and look at the cars parked nearby.  Imagine that you are planning to buy a car soon.  Do any of these cars look like one you might want?  Take a picture of the back of three different cars so that you can see the make and model listed.




Open these two websites, and keep them open.  You will need to refer to them a few times after you finish your search:


Decide what are the most important factors for you in choosing a car (for example: price, mileage, reliability, comfort, look, or other factor).  Which factors are most important to you?

Choose which of the three cars you are most likely to buy.

Now complete the worksheet below.

Worksheet Part 1