Unformatted text preview: b. Used to compare numbers and make statements of fact? 5. Control of numbers a. Appropriate precision. b. Units correct and identified. 6. Graphics a. Technically correct (lines, symbols, labels, units) b. Control of format – decisions rather than defaults. 7. On time The goal of the spreadsheet is much the same as that of a formal report – to tell a story based on experimental findings, and to make comparisons with appropriate theoretical models. Remember some of the techniques introduced last semester. Here it will quite useful to name call variables, and to use formatting to outline and identify different parts of the spreadsheet. Name the worksheets appropriately and remove unused ones. When you’re done, print out all relevant pages of the spreadsheet (quite likely to be 2 of these, no more) + graphs. Staple them together and hand the paper copies in together with the electronic version on floppy or zip disk. All materials will be returned in one week....
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This note was uploaded on 07/20/2009 for the course AME 341BL taught by Professor Spedding during the Spring '08 term at USC.
- Spring '08