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Body of the Abstract

An abstract is a brief, concise summarizing statement of the work, no longer than 250 words in length. It gives the reader a summary of the problem, method, results and conclusions of your work. To ensure quality, it is recommended that your abstract is reviewed by your faculty mentor. The body of the abstract should include the following elements:

1. Problem: Describe the problem or research question that is the subject of the study and the importance in studying this issue

2. Method: Describe the approach used to conduct the study (i.e., the procedures or methods)

3. Results: Describe the principal findings or results