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Results Section

The Results section is a part of a research paper in which the author describes findings as clearly and objectively as possible after a series of analyses. It is a summarized report with narrative text, supporting evidence, and sometimes illustrative examples, tables, or figures. Interpretations for a specific result are included in the Discussion section that follows the Results section. A research paper typically consists of five sections: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, and Conclusions. The Results section is a crucial part of a research paper because it contains answers to research questions. This entry describes how to organize results, how to present them, how to demonstrate findings with figures and tables, and some general guidelines to write the Results section. It concludes with an explanatory ...

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