NQC Quality Academy: Statistics 101 and Making Graphs in Microsoft Excel
National Quality Center
New York

This Tutorial will teach you how to make different types of graphs in Microsoft Excel and also give you some hints on how to more effectively display the data and to give it the maximum impact for your audience. 


The object of displaying your data is to tell a story through a picture. Most data tell a story. Effective display of data makes the story come alive in a clear, easy to understand way for even novice audiences.  You will learn how to display different types of data and how to construct them in Microsoft Excel.


You will learn about…

  • Basic concepts in statistics
  • Why the graphical display of data is useful
  • How to display difference types of data
  • Four basic types of graphs used to display your data and how to construct them

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