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Unformatted text preview: always Times New Roman and the font size are 12. In a memo, one may use different styles of font as well as different font sizes. These two types of communication vary greatly in their formatting styles. A memo is usually one page in length whereas an academic paper is several pages in length. A memo is written to pass information between coworkers within a business setting. It is written for a quick and easy read. The tone is informative and professional. An academic paper is written about a particular subject and is read by a professor and possibly classmates. An academic paper contains much information on a particular topic. Therefore, the tone of an academic paper is informative. Since these two types of communication vary greatly with their tone, audience and purpose, the formatting styles must reflect these differences....
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- Fall '08