How many words 1 page essay is? How many words I should write when I have the task to write 5 pages research paper? Argumentative essay on 2 pages, how many words it should be?

Students from all over the world ask these questions when they have some written assignments in school, college, university. Its time to answer on these important questions.

First of all, when you get some task, read it carefully. Many tutors and professors may be very specific and they will provide exact task, something like:

“The essay paper should be 4 pages, double spaced, 1200 words, excluding title page and reference page”

or

“The research paper should be in MLA format, single spaced, 10 pages, not less than 6000 words and not more than 6500 words”

or

“The task is to write 3 pages book report, APA format, double spaced, Times New Roman, 12 font, 300 words per page”

Sure, when you have exact number of words, that you prof expects from you, it is the best scenario. But very often you can face such a problem that you have only number of pages in the task and no other criteria.  What to do? The easiest way is to contact your tutor and to ask him about the number of words. But some times it is impossible and you have to find out this fact yourself.

How many pages is 1000 words

Here are some tips how to figure out how many words in one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten etc. pages.

First of all check your instructions, you should know what “spacing” you need: single, double or 1.5 lines.

Second, check what margins you need (usually it will be 1 inch margins, but who knows, maybe your instructions are different, please, check instructions carefully)

Third, probably you should find some note about the format your essay paper should be: MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, Harvard, etc. After you will find this information in your instructions you can check with the reliable .edu websites what this or that format means. As a result you will see approximately how many words per page you should write.

Fourth, it can happen that you will see only next instructions: 12 Font Times New Roman or 12 Font Courier New etc. Do not panic, it is very easy to find out how many words par page may be in this situation.

Below we provide most commonly used number of words per page depends on your instructions

If you have double spaced, 1 inch margins, 12 Font, Times New Roman:

1 page = 300 words

2 pages = 600 words

3 pages = 900 words

4 pages = 1200 words

5 pages = 1500 words

6 pages = 1800 words

7 pages = 2100 words

8 pages = 2400 words

9 pages = 2700 words

10 pages = 3000 words

If you have single spaced, 1 inch margins, 12 Font, Times New Roman:

1 page = 600 words

2 pages = 1200 words

3 pages = 1800 words

4 pages = 2400 words

5 pages = 3000 words

6 pages = 3600 words

7 pages = 4200 words

8 pages = 4800 words

9 pages = 5400 words

10 pages = 6000 words

If you have 1.5 lines spaced, 1 inch margins, 12 Font, Times New Roman:

1 page = 450 words

2 pages = 900 words

3 pages = 1350 words

4 pages = 1800 words

5 pages = 2250 words

6 pages = 2700 words

7 pages = 3150 words

8 pages = 3600 words

9 pages = 4050 words

10 pages = 4500 words

If you have double spacing, 1 inch margins, 12 Font, Courier New:

1 page = 275 words

2 pages = 550 words

3 pages = 825 words

4 pages = 1100 words

5 pages = 1375 words

6 pages = 1650 words

7 pages = 1925 words

8 pages = 2200 words

9 pages = 2475 words

10 pages = 2750 words

If you have single spacing, 1 inch margins, 12 Font, Courier New:

1 page = 550 words

2 pages = 1100 words

3 pages = 1650 words

4 pages = 2200 words

5 pages = 2750 words

6 pages = 3300 words

7 pages = 3850 words

8 pages = 4400 words

9 pages = 4950 words

10 pages = 5500 words

If you have 1.5 lines spacing, 1 inch margins, 12 Font, Courier New:

1 page = 415 words

2 pages = 825 words

3 pages = 1235 words

4 pages = 1650 words

5 pages = 2065 words

6 pages = 2475 words

7 pages = 2885 words

8 pages = 3300 words

9 pages = 3715 words

10 pages = 4125 words