What’s A Histogram?

Histograms are frequency charts. In Lean Six Sigma, they show the distribution of values produced by a process. In other words, a histogram is a visual display of how much variation exists in a process.

Learn more about Histograms in Green Belt Training.

How To Create A Histogram In SigmaXL

Download the GoLeanSixSigma.com Histogram Data Set for SigmaXL here.

1. Select the “Histogram” tab

2. Select the raw data:

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3. SigmaXL > Graphical Tools > Basic Histogram:

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4. Click “Next”:

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5) Click “Finish”:

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