Study Guide

This Study Guide for The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers, 2nd Edition, by Jane E. Miller provides problem sets, suggested course extensions, and solutions for each substantive chapter of the book, suitable for use in the college classroom. Individual parts of the guide may be downloaded below. Or the entirety of the 106-page guide is available in one PDF file.

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Seven Basic Principles
Chapter 3. Causality, Statistical Significance, and Substantive Significance
Chapter 4. Five More Technical Principles
Chapter 5. Basic Types of Quantitative Comparisons
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 Scientific Papers and Reports
Chapter 12. Speaking about Numbers
Chapter 13. Writing for Applied Audiences: Issue Briefs, Chartbooks, Posters, and General-Interest Articles

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