Cell Phones

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The following information is taken from a survey that I conducted in which I examined fifty college students, half of them male and half of them female. The topic that I studied was how much students use and rely on their cellular phones. I chose to analyze this topic mainly because cell phones are constantly growing in the number of users and has become a prime mode of communication for college students. I am hoping to find out how much cell phones are used according to their prices and monthly plans. I would also like to see how much cell phones are being used now in comparison to a home telephone. As cell phones become more and more popular, it is almost odd to see a college student without their trusty cell phone by their side.

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The survey I created included ten questions related to cell phone usage. I asked questions such as, "Which phone method do you use" and "does this differ from the method used in the summer?" These two questions are the foundation of my survey. I also touched on how frequently students use their phones on a daily basis and how long an average conversation usually lasts for. This will tell me how much college students rely on their cell phones and their need for this mode of communication. I also asked which phone plans the students have and how much they pay monthly to have their cellular phone. I can compare these two variables to find the best plan based on how much someone uses their phone.
In conducting my research, I came across a few problems regarding the use of a cell phone in comparison to a home phone. Being an avid cell phone user myself, I know that I use a regular telephone when I am home for the summer due to the fact that there is no service in my area. Having no service defiantly puts a damper on a cell phone's appeal and I want to find out how much this affects a college students' choice in phone usage. Most…...

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