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Minitab 18 Support and
Minitab Express Support.
Histogram
Learn how to create a histogram to visualize the center and spread of a sample data set.
Bar Chart
Use a bar chart to count and graph the unique text values found in a single column of data.
Scatterplot
Graph the relationship between two variables using different symbols to represent a third variable.
Boxplot
Compare the medians, ranges, and distributions of different samples using boxplots.
Time Series Plot
Create time series plots to graph data over time and compare different series.
Probability Distribution Plot
Use a probability distribution plot to calculate and graph probabilities for a normal distribution.
Normality Test
Determine if data follows a normal distribution using a normality test and corresponding p-value.
Display Descriptive Statistics
Calculate the mean, standard deviation, and other statistics to compare two samples of data.
1-Sample t-Test
Calculate the confidence interval and p-value to determine if the mean is equal to a given value.
Simple Linear Regression
Determine if there is a relationship between a predictor variable (X) and a response variable (Y).