TIPS FOR WRITING
in MATHEMATICS/STATISTICS CLASS
© 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000,
2001 Dr. Larry Lesser
REQUIREMENTS FOR PAPERS
discreet/discrete, principal/principle, effect/affect, likely/liable, causal/casual, infer/imply,
number/amount, less/fewer, accept/except, farther/further, ensure/insure, complement/compliment(For some finer points on diction, think about why you should say "a variable denoted by x", "Bayes' theorem", "data are" and "chi-squared test", NOT "a variable denoted x", "Bayes theorem", "data is" and "chi-square test", respectively.)