Numerical Expressions And Quantitative Expressions In Research Explained
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Avoid misrepresentation and showcase your data-driven research effectively with practical tips and best practices on ensuring accuracy and consistency when using numbers in your manuscript.
What you learn
Write real numbers and numbers in words
How to write numerical ranges and listing of numbers
Expressing very large/small numbers, percentages and using hyphenation
Write mathematical symbols, mathematical formulas and tables
Rules for quantitative data and expressions in a research paper
Understand number agreement in scientific writing
Measuring and quantifying data is a critical part of any researcher’s work. This makes it the responsibility of the researcher to maintain accuracy and consistency while expressing numerical values to avoid any misrepresentation of his/her findings.
Through this program, you will understand how to express numbers in scientific writing in the most accurate and consistent manner. This well-paced course will take you through the best practices of showcasing quantitative data as recommended by academic journals and publications. Apart from learning the rules of presenting numbers in your manuscript, you will also be able to check your understanding with in-video tests at the end of every lesson.
Dr. Jacob D. Wickham, Academic Trainer Dr. Jacob Wickham, Managing Editor of the journal Integrative Zoology, is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology in the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Entomology in Rutgers University. An award-winning and celebrated zoologist, Dr. Wickham has over 15 years of experience in academic publishing and had published several papers in high impact journals. Dr. Wickham has gained a lot of valuable experience in research and journal publishing over the years and is passionate about sharing his knowledge with researchers to help them in their publication journey.