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Statistical Process Control for Quality Improvement: A Training Guide to Learning SPC by James R. Evans - Department of Quantitative Analysis and Information Systems, College of Business Administration University of Cincinnati

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B Answers to Review and End of Chapter Questions

Chapter 1

Review Quiz 1-1

1. True. Interchangeable parts necessitated close conformance to manufacturing specifications and made inspection an important activity. This led to the creation of separate quality departments.

2. False. “Fitness for use” means that the product meets the needs of the customer.

3. True.

4. False. SPC uses only simple mathematics.

Review Quiz 1-2

1. True. Common causes of variation consist of all the minor variations in a production process that cannot be fully understood, predicted, or controlled individually. Taken together, we can measure them in aggregate. Special causes can be identified.

2. False. Common causes are usually beyond the control of the operator but are ...

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