Day_24_Abstract - ESL 501 What is an abstract? An abstract...

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ESL 501
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What is an abstract? An abstract is a very concise statement of the major elements of your research project. It states the purpose, methods, and findings of your research project. An abstract is a condensed version of a full scientific paper. RP Abstract usually consists of a single paragraph from about 4 to 10 full sentences or between 100 and 250 words**.
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Why do we need an abstract? Abstract is very important for the reader because it provides an idea of what the article is about just by skimming and scanning it instead of reading the whole article.
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Types of abstracts The results-driven abstract concentrates on the research findings and what can be concluded from them. The summary abstract offers one- or two- sentence synopses of each of the sections of the RP. Some journals ask for a list of key words.
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Tips on writing an abstract I. Usually the abstract is written last! II.
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