Lesson
#8: The following section is simple but just as
important as the previous ones. It addresses the
proper use of charts.


The main topics of this lesson
are:
 Proper Labeling
 Adding Similar Quantities
 Tips on how to use charts properly

Lesson #8: Proper
Use of Charts 
Topic
# 1 
Proper
Labeling 

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nImproper labels can create havoc. If you mislabel a category it
can bring confusion and destroy the message
you’re trying to express

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Be very
careful and double check your work.
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Topic
# 2 
Adding
Similar Quantities 

Be sure to only compare similar
quantities

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nIf you add dissimilar quantities (such as liters and gallons) it
can damage your professional reputation as
well as confuse the reader.


Topic
# 3 
Tips
on how to use Charts Properly 

nFirst
of all, be sure to Include as much information
as possible when titling categories.
Also be sure to label everything
precisely. In addition to this, add only
similar (comparable) quantities. Last
but not least, DOUBLE CHECK YOUR WORK!
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Lesson Review 
In
this lesson we covered the proper use of charts. You
learned about the following topics:
 Proper Labeling
 Adding Similar Quantities
 Tips on how to use charts properly: Including as
much information as possible, precise labeling, and
the addition of only similar quantities

back to lesson #7

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