What are the Steps in the Research Process?

I’m stuck on a Computer Science question and need an explanation.

  1. Read an article published recently (less than 5 years) on a topic of your interest.
  2. Provide the citation and a written summary of your answers to the following questions:
    1. What is the research problem?
    2. What is the purpose statement?
    3. What were the initial hypotheses for this study?
    4. What was the study design?
    5. Where the hypotheses rejected or accepted?
    6. What was the overall conclusion of this paper?

    500 words minimum. APA.