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ENG 302: Business Writing

Guide to library resources for the ENG 302 Business Writing Program

Basic Library Skills Tutorials

 The tutorials web page links to tutorials on:

  • Finding research topics
  • Evaluating resources
  • Finding articles
  • Using databases
  • Citing sources
  • And more

Tutorials for statistics

  1. How Do I Calculate the Inflation Rate?

    Demonstrates how to calculate inflation from the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
  2. Index Numbers

    Explains what index numbers, such as the Consumer Price Index (CPI), are and how to calculate them.
  3. Statistical Terms Used in Research Studies

    Identifies common statistical terms and their meanings to better understand statistical research results. Also recommends additional places to get more in-depth information on the topic or free online statistics courses and tutorials.
  4. Statistics Tutorial: 7 Common Errors

    Explains common errors in presenting or analyzing the significance of statistics.
  5. What Are the Uses of Index Numbers?

    Briefly gives examples of uses for index numbers.
  6. Writing about Statistics
    Web document:

    Demonstrates how to analyze and use statistics effectively in a paper.
  7. Writing the Paper: Statistics

    Shows how to accurately read and use statistics to support your argument. Includes an explanation of the three different types of averages: the mean, the median, and the mode.

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