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Report ideas to keep in mind: It may be helpful to use this information as a checklist before turning in your report! Concerning figures/tables USE FIGURES AND TABLES! They explain what’s going on so much better than when you guys try to explain stuff. Also, it looks so much better. Label the axes WITH units Label each figure as Figure 1, Figure 2, with a short description, and reference each figure in the body of your paper (for example: As Figure 1 shows, the stress-strain values are represented by diamond points. ..). Microsoft Word has a nifty caption feature: right-click on a picture and select Caption…. Make sure it’s a figure (if it’s a figure) or a table (if it’s a table). Figure captions typically go on the bottom while table captions go on the top. Word will automatically number your figures. All figures and tables (including their captions) should be able to be self-explanatory. That is, they should be understood even if they were the only thing on the page. This goes
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course CE 140 at San Jose State University .

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