What can statistics do?
Things you need to consider:
Want to get a better idea of how to use statistics in your writing?
Writing with Statistics The Purdue Online Writing Lab explains how to write with statistics including quick tips, writing descriptive statistics, writing inferential statistics, and using visuals with statistics.
This Statistics handout from The Writing Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, helps you to use statistics to make your argument as effectively as possible.
For a better understanding of why and how to use statistics in your writing, read the chapter on "Arguing" in The Norton Field Guide to Writing, pages 397-417.
Copies are on reserve at the Circulation Desk in Columbus Hall and are also available at the Reference Desk in Moeller Hall at the Delaware campus.
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