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General Format of the APA Paper

Format TypeFormat 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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  • Jim February 19, 2016, 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

  • Kadin January 25, 2016, 12:20 pm

    Thanks for the work

  • Thana December 24, 2013, 3:17 am

    Many thanks.

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