Examples of quantitative data are population, age, frequency, etc. These could be graphs, images or illustrations other than tables.
Figures are commonly used to show a particular trend, or to compare results of experiments with respect to constant and changing variables.
The importance of using proper citations cannot be understated.
It gives credit to the authors for ideas and research that you have incorporated into your own paper.
It states the author/s of the source, the material's year of publication, the name or title of the source material, as well as its electronic retrieval information, if these were gathered from the Internet.
The Appendix is where unpublished tests or other descriptions of complex equipment or stimulus materials are presented.The author note is where information about the author's departmental affiliation is stated, or acknowledgements of assistance or financial support are made, as well as the mailing address for future correspondence.The Abstract of your paper contains a brief summary of the entirety of your research paper.Understandably, it can be overwhelming to compile a paper that conforms to all these rules!But remember that when in doubt you can always consult your supervisor, who will have more insight about the writing conventions in your field.APA also requires double-spacing and the use of a font that is legible. Times New Roman font is preferred, although you should always consult your teacher or professor if in doubt about the font.The top of every page should include a running head/page header. Next, type your “PAPER TITLE” in all caps the header flush left.It usually consists of just 150-250 words, typed in block format. All numbers in your Abstract should be typed as digits rather than words, except those that begin a sentence.The body of your research paper begins on a new page, Page 3.Footnotes are occasionally used to back up substantial information in your text.They can be found centered on the first line below the Running Head, numbered as they are identified in the text. Tables are used to present quantitative data or statistical results of analyses.