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All About Abstracts…
The abstract page of your thesis explains in a few lines why your work is important. It provides a summary of your major results, preferably with results from your research. It should explain the major implications of your work. Your abstract should be concise (500 words approx in 1 or 2 paragraphs), readable, and quantitative.
Abstracts generally do not have citations.
Use numbers where appropriate.
Answers to these questions should be found in the abstract:
- What did you do?
- State why your work is important.
- What question were you trying to answer?
- How did you do it? State research method used.
- State major results obtained in your research.
Point out at least one significant implication of your work.
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