ANSWER KEY AND FEEDBACK
Correct Answer and Feedback
Each type of chart presents data in different forms and time
A smooth line chart presents the cumulative (total)
effective over a given time period.
The smooth line chart is
very useful in presenting the current trend of the plotted data,
whereas a pie chart compares the individual parts that comprise
the total to the total, and the bar and column charts show
relationships between several items at or over a given time
period (page 1-30, para 3b).
Since most people that will be reading the table read from left
to right and top to bottom, the first place the viewer looks when
reading a table is the upper-left side; therefore the upper-left
corner is the appropriate place to present the data the table
emphasizes (page 1-60, para 4b).
Keep it two lines larger and two spaces wider than the
For the viewer to readily see and understand the captions in the
boxheads and for the table to present an uncluttered appearance,
you should size the boxheads two lines larger and two spaces
wider than the largest caption. This means all the boxheads are
the same size, with the lettering in the center (page 1-62, para
Cap, base, and direction
When constructing guidelines for upper-case letters only, you use
the base and cap lines; however, when the lettering is inclined
you should also use direction lines as a reference so all letters
have a uniform slant. So in this case, you should use the cap,
base, and direction guidelines (pages 1-63 and 1-64, para 5a).