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Control Chart Wizard – p-Chart

Control Chart Suggestion

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Control Chart Description

Control charts dealing with the proportion or fraction of defective product are called p charts (for proportion). There is a difference between a defect and defective, as there is between a nonconformity and nonconforming unit. The p-chart control chart is used with discrete/attribute defective data when the sample size is greater than 50. The sample size may vary.

Control Chart Formulae

p-chart Control Chart Formulae

Control Chart Example

p-chart Control Chart

Additional Resources

References

Wheeler, D.J., & Chambers, D.S. (1992). Understanding Statistical Process Control. Knoxville, TN: SPC Press.

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