The Basic Structure of A Term Paper

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Most of the students are having a difficult time writing their term papers because they know don't know the basic steps of writing it. To have an academic guide, here is the basic structure of a term paper as well as the vital information on each section:
Abstract. This is an overview of the whole study. This is the part wherein readers know what to expect about the paper.
Introduction. This section presents the significance of the study and the rationale behind it. Here, you're going to formulate the question that you want to give an answer at the end of the study as well as your hypothesis on the possible solution of the question/problem.
Review of Related Work. You need to first find out what other studies have been made in your chosen topic that you would like to discuss. In this way, there wouldn't be any redundancy on your term paper. Provide reasons why it is relevance on your selected topic.
Methodology. The section that your will provide the explanation to the readers the method that you used to come up with a solution or answer to the main problem.
Results and Analysis. Presenting the result you gained using the methodological approach you used. There will be data analysis as well. The interpretation of data will be presented here too.
Conclusion. The name of the section explains it all. This is the part you need to have your conclusion to the readers. You are convincing the readers that you are successful to find the desired result on your study. You also need to have your recommendations for further study.
Hopefully, this enumaration of parts of term paper will help you out with your study. These six sections is not only applicable with term paper but as well as for research papers.

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