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Examples of formal Reports
Open these links to view four examples of formal reports. If you have questions, send me an e-mail and I will answer them.
There are four basic choices for the formal report:
A. A thesis report:
A report which has an arguable main point, supported by hard data and possibly other types of evidence.
B. A report of original research:
A thesis report in which much of the evidence comes from the writer’s own experiments or other data gathering efforts in the field, as opposed to data taken from written or electronic sources.
C. A problem/solution report:
A thesis report in which a problem is first presented and then a solution to that problem is offered.
D. A practical application report:
A thesis report in which a successful method or solution that works in one field or situation is applied to a new and different field or situation.
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