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Glossary “H” Definition of Terms in DataMyte

Handheld Data Collector

A portable electronic device for recording data on a process or its product. The data collector serves in place of a check sheet for recording data. 


A graphic representation of a frequency distribution. The range of the variable is divided into a number of intervals of equal size (called cells) and an accumulation is made of the number of observations falling into each cell. The histogram is essentially a bar graph of the results of this accumulation. 


Hypergeometric Distribution

A probability distribution for the probability of drawing exactly n objects of a given type from a sample of N objects of which r are of the desired type.

Hypergeometric Distribution Formula

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