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11 and 12 - General Mathematics - health and driving issues research: Introduction

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOW TO SEARCH FOR WEBSITES EFFICIENTLY 

You need to know how to do this for university or TaFE

1. Boolean searching

and                      (don’t have to use it with Google anymore)

drinking and statistics

or

(statistic or data or graph or chart)

(               )

(statistic or data or graph or chart)

“                 ”

“drink driving”

“road toll” 

*

201*

 

2. Domain searching

site:.au

This will limit your results to the Australian domain of web addresses

site:.gov

This will limit your results to the Australian government domain of web addresses

site.nsw

This will limit your results to the New South Wales government domain of web addresses

 

3. Put Boolean and domain searching together to search for statistics:

Here's a template for a search string:

health topic

(youth or teenager or adolescent)

(statistic or data or graph or chart)

201*

 

site:.au

 

 Example 1: 

anxiety (youth or teenager or adolescent) (statistic or data or graph or chart) 201* site:.au

 

Example 2: 

 (drinking or alcohol)  (female or girl or wom*n) (statistic or data or graph or chart) 201* site:.au

 

Example 3

speeding (youth or teenager or adolescent) (statistic or data or graph or chart) 201* site:.gov

 

HOW TO SEARCH FOR NEWS ARTICLES EFFICIENTLY

You need to know how to do this for university or TaFE 

 

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