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    Design specifications require that a key dimension on a product measure 100 +/- 10 units. A process being considered for producing this product has a standard deviation of 4 units

    a) What can you say (quantitatively) regarding this process capacity
    b) Suppose the average shits to 92, calculate new capacity
    c) What can you say about the prices after the shift? What percentage of the items will be defective?

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    Design specifications require that a key dimension on a product measure 100 +/- 10 units. A process being considered for producing this product has a standard deviation of 4 units.

    a) what can you say (quantitatively) regarding this process capacity?
    We need to calculate the capacity index Cpk since it quantitatively shows how well the parts ...

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