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    Develop a Pareto analysis of the following causes of poor grades on an exam:

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    Reason for Poor Grade Frequency

    Insufficient time to complete 15
    Late arrival to exam 7
    Difficulty understanding material 25
    Insufficient preparation time 2
    Studied wrong material 2
    Distractions in exam room 9
    Calculator batteries died during exam 1
    Forgot exam was scheduled 3
    Felt ill during exam 4
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    PARETO ANALYSIS

    The "Pareto principle" is the idea that by doing 20% of the work you can generate 80% of what you would get from doing the entire job.

    Here are the steps:

    1) Form a table listing the causes and their frequencies.
    2) Arrange the rows in the decreasing order of frequency of the causes.
    3) Find the cumulative percentages.
    4) Plot with causes on x- and cumulative percentage on y-axis.
    5) Join the above points to form a curve.
    6) Plot a bar graph with causes on x- and percent frequency on y-axis.
    7) Draw line at 80% on y-axis parallel to x-axis. Then drop the line at the point of intersection with the curve on x-axis.

    Here is your data:

    Reason for Poor Grade Frequency

    Insufficient time to complete 15
    Late arrival to exam ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution gives a step-by-step explanation of how to make a pareto chart and do a pareto analysis.

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