Topics: Minitab Statistical Software

Statistics can be difficult and intimidating—but it can also be fun and exciting. Minitab’s specialists in statistics and quality improvement seek to make statistics more accessible by sharing their insights and experiences online through the Minitab Blog.

If you're teaching or learning statistics, the following blog posts explain critical statistical concepts and demonstrate how various tools and methods can be used to answer a variety of questions and solve interesting or unusual problems.

There's much more to read on the Minitab Blog, so use the search bar to find specific subjects, or visit the Minitab Blog home page to see the newest posts.

 Classification and Regression Trees Understanding Customer Satisfaction using CART® CART® Tips & Tricks Branching Out: Using CART® For Alternative Ways to Analyze Categorical Survey Data Pareto Chart When to Use a Pareto Chart General Probability Any Chance We Share a Birthday? Normal Distribution and Variations Normal: The Kevin Bacon of Distributions Central Limit Theorem Explaining the Central Limit Theorem with Bunnies & Dragons 2 Sample t-test and Paired t-test T for 2. Should I Use a Paired t or a 2-sample t? 1 Proportion and Sample Size The Gentleman Tasting Coffee: A Variation on Fisher’s Famous Experiment Chi Square Test Using Data Analysis to Assess Fatality Rates in Star Trek: The Original Series ANOVA Real-life Data Analysis: How Many Licks to the Tootsie Roll Center of a Tootsie Pop? Regression Regression and Simpson's Paradox Optical Illusions, Zen Koans, and Simpson’s Paradox Design of Experiments (DOE) Holiday Baking: Using DOE to Bake a Better Cookie P and U Charts Ready for Prime Time: Use P' and U' Charts to Avoid False Alarms Time Series Analysis Trend Analysis: Super Bowl Ticket Prices Looking at Past Weather Data with Time Series Plots