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A pictorial representation of a system that allows one to see the progress of steps in a process from its beginning to its termination is called a __________.

 concentration diagram bar chart process flow diagram contingency table

The _______________ diagram illustrates the relationship between a consequence and a set of possible actions that produces the outcome.

 fishbone Pareto cause-and-effect process flow

_____________diagrams are a type of spatial checksheet in which the location of nonconformances is tallied on a schematic diagram or picture of the item being studied.

 Ishikawa Fishbone Pareto Concetration

A structured method of brainstorming called a(n) _____________ is the preferred method of developing a list of as many causes as possible that may effect the goal.

 summary table exploratory data analysis nominal group technique regression analysis

A _______________is used to describe numerical data that have been grouped into frequency, relative frequency, or percentage distributions in the form of a vertical bar chart.

 summary table fishbone diagram histogram decision symbol

A quality control engineer at a rubber ball manufacturing facility has plotted the percentage of balls that have a given diameter. What type of chart is the engineer using to present the data?

 Percentage polygon Stem-and-leaf display Histogram Pie chart

What type of diagram, often used in conjunction with fishbone and process-low diagrams, is used to separate the "vital few" from the "trivial many"?

 Cause-and-effect Pareto Ishikawa Concentration

The graphic representation of a cumulative distribution table is a(n) __________.

 bar chart ogive Pareto diagram histogram

Consider the following figure for the grades received on a statistics exam. What type of figure is being used to represent the data?

 Ogive Histogram Fishbone diagram Pie chart

The basic goal of a proper graph is not to ______________ the data.

 encourage comparisons between present permit insights into distort

A useful way to display bivariate categorical data when looking for patterns or relationships is to construct a(n) __________.

 ogive pie chart process-flow diagram side-by-side bar chart

A researcher, sampling a process to be sure that the process is running in statistical control, uses a __________chart to monitor the process output over time.

 run bar pie line

Class ____________ such that all observations can be properly tallied into the classes, must be clearly defined in order to construct a frequency distribution table.

 boundaries midpoints intervals groupings

A tally of the number of occurrences in each category of the variable studied is called a ___________.

 summary table spreadsheet contingency table checksheet

A two-way table of cross-classification, also referred to as a ____________ is used to study the responses to two categorical variables simultaneously.

 contingency table histogram cause-and-effect diagram Pareto diagram

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