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This handout discusses how to write good abstracts for reports it covers informational and descriptive abstracts and gives pointers for success. How to write a research proposal 2 abstract the abstract is a brief summary of the entire proposal, typically ranging from 150 to 250 words. Writing an abstract for an article, proposal or report what is an abstract an abstract is a condensed version of a longer piece of writing that highlights the.
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