## Study Guide

# The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers (First Edition)

### Jane E. Miller

This website makes available in PDF format a study guide for *The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers, First Edition* 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. (Please note that the first edition of *Numbers* is out of print and is superseded by the second edition; the second edition has an extensive supplementary website.)

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Introduction | |

Chapter 2. | Seven Basic Principles |

Problem Set | Suggested Course Extensions | Solutions | |

Chapter 3. | Causality, Statistical Significance, and Substantive Significance |

Problem Set | Suggested Course Extensions | Solutions | |

Chapter 4. | Technical but Important: Five More Basic Principles |

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Chapter 5. | Types of Quantitative Comparison |

Problem Set | Suggested Course Extensions | Solutions | |

Chapter 6. | Creating Effective Tables |

Problem Set | Suggested Course Extensions | Solutions | |

Chapter 7. | Creating Effective Charts |

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Chapter 8. | Choosing Effective Examples and Analogies |

Problem Set | Suggested Course Extensions | Solutions | |

Chapter 9. | Writing about Distributions and Associations |

Problem Set | Suggested Course Extensions | Solutions | |

Chapter 10. | Writing about Data and Methods |

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Chapter 11. | Writing Introductions, Results, and Conclusions |

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Chapter 12. | Speaking about Numbers |

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