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The Art of the Abstract

Businessman using a laptopIf one thing is more challenging than writing good scientific and technical documentation, it's summing up that content. Yes, we're talking about the dreaded abstract, that all-too-short blurb that readers use to get a snapshot of your paper — and to decide whether to read it or toss it aside.

The point of the abstract is simple: Provide a summary of a technical or scientific paper. For many experts, trying to sum up an entire project in 150 words or less is a herculean task. If that statement applies to you, take these tips to heart.

Yes, you can learn to do this!

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