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```					           Industry
Monetary          Statistics
System

Reforms
Economy

Writing skill
Understanding and writing statistics
Contents

1.   How to write statistics.
2.   Examples.
3.   Exercise.
4.   Homework.
How to write statistics
–   How does the chart look like? (Graph, bar, line, pie,
etc.)
–   Are there any tables of figures?
–   What does statistical writing ask for? (comparison,
comment, analysis)
Examples

Decrease
Increase
Trend
Others
Decrease

• (1) a sudden fall or drop
(1)
• (2) a drop / fall / decrease /
(2)              decline
Increase

• (3) a dramatic increase
(3)             • (4) to rise steadily or
(4)
Trend

• (9) an upward trend
(9)
• (10) a downward trend

(10)
Others
(5)
•   (5) to reach a peak
(6)       •   (6) to reach a plateau
(7)       •   (7) to level off
•   (8) to remain constant
(8)
Exercises
This graph showing sales of Viet Export Corp. Fill in the
missing information

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1. In February, sales ______________ to 100 million.

2. In the following two months, they _________ at 100
million.
Viet Export Corp.

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3. In the next three months, they _________60 million.

4. The next two month two months saw_________ to 120
million
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5. This was followed by __________to 40 million in October.

6. Sales _________ in December to finish the ear at 120 million.
Homework
Write a short paragraph related to the statistics
of incomes of a company which you find on
the Internet, using the language in statistical
writing.
The end

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