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Specific mistakes that I saw in reports that were submitted this past week Use size 11 font with a 1.5 line spacing. I was not this specific before and many of you did fine. Some of you seemed to have size 14 font and double spaced. Abstract should have a one word title at the top “Abstract”, should be three paragraphs, and should be on a page by itself. While we are not grading heavily on wording for these first labs, you were informed not to use “I”, “we”, “their”. Additionally you were told to always use past tense (except in the Theory section). Incorrect: “The objective of this experiment is to…”. Correct: “The objective of this experiment was to…”. I saw a lot of inconsistent and unattractive formatting. Stay consistent throughout your document. Don’t label figure one with normal size 11 font and label figure two with bold italicized size 9 font. The introduction should be 1 to 1 ½ pages long and “introduce” the focus of the
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