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Key skills: making a difference
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5.5.1 Develop the structure for presenting your work

In presenting the results of your use of IT, you may need to integrate information of different types and formats. For example, in a report you may want to bring together text, numerical and symbolic data, equations and formulas, tables and graphs, charts or other images.

Check that your intended approach follows accepted conventions, and find out what guidelines or advice are available to you. If you are bringing information together in a single document or presentation, ensure that fonts, layout, number formats, sizes and shapes of graphs, images and tables are consistent and in acceptable styles.

Where appropriate, use your word processor to check spelling and grammar, but feedback from others is very useful to help you check the sense and organisation of your work.

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Be clear who your intended audience is and select your information, style of presentation and language accordingly.