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how to write a prac report
if only we had bbcode-esque spoiler functionality (something to work on) Cover page Course title of report name date synopsis / abstract (if you dont have this you wont do well.) state aim mention method summarise results using numerical information where appropriate state conclusion main ideas in summary form 100 - 150 words

aim and introduction briefly state purpose + scope of practical. do not include detailed information about method. state what you investigated. give background information. 50-70 words

theory Expand on introduction to focus on underlying scientific principles. References to any relationships with any other scientific principles basically explain the theory behind it

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Random Stuffs: how to write a prac report

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(use equation editor in MS word) use diagrams if applicable 100-150 words

method set out procedure you followed: specify materials, equiptment, also what you did with them. easy stuff. use diagrams if needed. 100-150 words

results present findings and observations: *present appropriate raw data *include clear labelled diagrams *calculate results from raw data *present derived results in tables/graphs as appropriate (derived results = results) *write brief description of results present logically without interpretation or comment. raw data organise it in systematic format, ie table. If you have a large amount of measurements/recordings put them in appendix of report and summarise. calculations http://just-random-stuffs.blogspot.com.au/2010/08/how-to-write-prac-report.html Page 2 of 4

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You might be req'd to include formulae and details of calculations to show how you arrived at final results. in other words: if applicable, use mathematics to...
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