Tables present data in a highly condensed form. Tables present data more exactly than a graph, but they do not readily display the trends within your data. (They should rarely be used in an oral presentation--rely on figures instead.)
Every table is identified in a written report by a number and a title, placed above the table. In contrast, the number and title of a figure in a report are usually given below the figure.
The parts of a table include
If any table or figure is taken from another source, proper credit must be given in a source note below the table or figure.
Table 2. The volume of solution in ml delivered from a random sample of 1.00 ml capacity tuberculin syringes with Luer slip tips and 9.5 mm 27 gauge needles with intradermal bevels.
|0.05 ml||0.10 ml||0.15 ml||0.20 ml||0.25 ml||1.00 ml|
--Seth Frisbie, The Determination of Total Dissolved Inorganic Carbon in Pure Systems