Suppose that you are interested in buying yourself a new computer. Create a cost–benefit analysis that illustrates the return on investment that you would receive from making this purchase. Computer-related Web sites (e.g., Dell Computers, Compaq Computers) should have real tangible costs that you can include in your analysis. Perform a cost-benefit analysis and project your numbers out to include a three-year period of time and provide the net present value of the final total.
Produce a minimum of 3 to 5 pages for the body of the research paper (APA Format) discussing your viewpoint on the topic and refer to the content from the articles to support your findings. APA formatting guidelines require a title page, abstract page, and reference page in addition to the body of the paper. It also requires in-text citations as needed throughout the document.
Remember this is your opportunity to practice research skills and to demonstrate scholarly writing ability while applying what you have learned in this week.