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Unformatted text preview: I think the most important parts of formatting in both types of documents are definitely the margins and the font. They work together to make a paper look crisp, clean, and professional. I feel that the citations used in an academic paper arent as important in a business letter because you generally use common knowledge when writing within your job; therefore, you arent using referenced materials. Another part of formatting that isnt as important in a business letter as it is in an academic work is headings. In an academic paper headings are necessary to separate different thoughts from each other creating a nice fluid segue, and they arent needed as much in business correspondence....
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- Spring '10