The purpose of an abstract is to provide a reader with a short summary of a written work. Generally, it is one paragraph ranging from 150 to 250 words. A well written abstract should be:
An abstract begins on its own page and is placed immediately after the cover page and before the text of the paper.
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What is an appendix?:
Placement of the Appendix in an APA Paper