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Tips for formatting your APA Style paper
Margins: Add 1 inch margins on all sides.
Header: Starting with your title page, add page numbers at the top right corner of the page.
Line Spacing: Double-space your text.
Paragraph Alignment & Indentation: Indent the first line of each paragraph by 0.5 inch. Align your paragraphs to the left margin.
Recommended Fonts: Unless specified by your instructor, APA recommends the following fonts:
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