The Elements of Technical Writing

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"This book should be at the elbow of every executive writing reports, position papers, proposals, or any other business communication [as] the only classic reference to effective business writing ... This is a great reference book that will hone your writing to a scalpel-sharp edge." The Libey Letter. "'The Elements of Technical Writing' covers the basics of spelling, grammar, and style. In addition, it covers the finer points of creating excellent reports, proposals, articles, papers, manuals, and documents, including how to: write clearly and coherently, determine the aims of a presentation, use the appropriate tone for the audience, choose the right format for the document, use accurate technical language while avoiding jargon, and write standard reports and special projects with equal ease ..."

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Contents

How to Write Numbers Units of Measure
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Treat decimal representations consistently especially
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Write basic units of measure in word form derived
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