Technical-Writing Style

The following study units focus on rules and guidelines that are particularly important in technical writing:

Numbers or Words

  1. In the online textbook, read the section on numbers and words.
  2. Use the following exercises to get some practice identifying the correct use of numerals or words.

Abbreviations and Acronyms

  1. In the online textbook, read the section on abbreviations.
  2. Use the following exercises to practice recognizing when to use abbreviations.

Quotation Marks

  1. In the online textbook, read the section on quotation marks.
  2. Use the following exercises to get some practice correctly using quotation marks.

Capitalization

  1. In the online textbook, read the section on capitalization.
  2. Use the following exercises to get some practice using capital letters correctly.

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