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Writing Your Paper - CECS and Mathematics

Tips for Writing Persuasively

  • Clearly outline the topic being addressed
  • Clearly state your position. (Either at the beginning or at the end, according to your instructor's directions)
  • Use logic and facts, quotes from experts, and examples from your research.
  • Do NOT ignore the facts that go against your position.
  • Address and refute the points that are contrary to your position.
  • For more see:
    J. Morris and J. Zwart, “Writing Essentials,” Dec. 2018, Accessed: Nov. 11, 2021. [Online]. Available:
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