Tips for handling results

Avoid the temptation to start writing before you have a good grasp of what the results are and what they mean.

Spend a good portion of your time analyzing the results, try several ways of visualizing the results before you settle on what works the best.

Do you need a chart or a table?

  • Think carefully about what you want the reader to get from your results. Then make it as easy as possible for the reader to see this result.
  • Remember, you should only show a result once so choose carefully.


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