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How many words does a scientific paper have?

How many words does a scientific paper have?

Introduction: 1 page (ideally), maximum 400 words over 1-4 paragraphs (ideally 3) – some journals restrict this to 350 words (E.g.: ABC); 5-10 references. Results: 2-3 pages of text, figures and tables, as strictly necessary; not exceeding 1,000 words over 4-9 paragraphs; usually without references.

What are the 5 major parts of a scientific research article?

Nearly all journal articles are divided into the following major sections: abstract, introduction, methods, results, discussion, and references. Usually the sections are labeled as such, although often the introduction (and sometimes the abstract) is not labeled.

How many pages should a research paper be?

You must show that you have done some serious research, but there is no length requirement. A paper of about 10 double-spaced pages (5 single-spaced) would be appropriate, but so would a paper that is 15 pages, so long as the pages are full of meat, not hot air. See the section on style below.