For any research project, the first and most important step is to identify and delineate the research problem i.e. to define the gap in existing knowledge that your research will address. A statement of the problem helps you outline and present this research problem is a specific, well-defined manner. This infographic list 8 key characteristics you need to keep in mind in order to write a great statement of the problem for your research.
Feel free to download a PDF version of the infographic and use it as a handy reference while you are writing your statement of the problem.
8 things to remember while writing a statement of the problem.pdf