Study Guide

The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers

Jane E. Miller

This website makes available in PDF format a study guide for The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers by Jane E. Miller. Each substantive chapter of the book has problem sets, suggested course extensions, and solutions suitable for use in the college classroom. Individual parts of the guide may be downloaded below. Or the entirety of the 72-page guide is available in one PDF file.
 
   
 
Chapter 2. Seven Basic Principles
 
Chapter 3. Causality, Statistical Significance, and Substantive Significance
 
Chapter 4. Technical but Important: Five More Basic Principles
 
Chapter 5. Types of Quantitative Comparison
 
Chapter 6. Creating Effective Tables
 
Chapter 7. Creating Effective Charts
 
Chapter 8. Choosing Effective Examples and Analogies
 
Chapter 9. Writing about Distributions and Associations
 
Chapter 10. Writing about Data and Methods
 
Chapter 11. Writing Introductions, Results, and Conclusions
 
Chapter 12. Speaking about Numbers
 



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Jane E. Miller is also the author of The Chicago Guide to Writing about Multivariate Analysis. A separate study guide is available for that book.