General Format of the APA Paper

by Stephen on October 2, 2012 · 3 comments

Format Type Format Information
Paper: Use white paper, 8 1/2 x 11 inches.
Margins: 1 inch {top, bottom, left, and right} (1 inch = 2.5cm)
Text Formatting: – Font: Times New Roman
– Size: 12 points
– Do not justify the text
– Double-space the entire research paper
Heading: Include a header on the top of every page. In the header, you should have a page number (alight right) and a short version of your paper’s title, in uppercase, align left. See title page and headings above for more details and samples.
Major Sections: Your paper should have 4 major sections:
– Title page
– Abstract page
– Main body
– References

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1 Thana December 24, 2013 at 3:17 am

Many thanks.

2 Kadin January 25, 2016 at 12:20 pm

Thanks for the work

3 Jim February 19, 2016 at 9:22 pm

You showed the format using Word Perfect for the MLA style. I am using the APA style with Word perfect.
Could you please tell me about Word perfect and the APA style? thanks, JIm

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