If your data do not follow the distribution for the cumulative distribution fit line, you can view the actual percentiles for the data values in your sample. First, delete the cumulative distribution fit line because the distribution does not apply. To delete the distribution fit line, right-click the graph and choose Delete
key. Then, move your pointer along the connect line to see tooltips that show individual values (x) and their corresponding percentiles (y).
The actual percentiles indicate the percentage of data in your sample, not the population. Therefore, you may not be able to draw general inferences from these results, especially if the sample size is not large. The more data you have to define a percentile, the more accurately the sample percentile will represent your process.
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This empirical CDF plot shows the torque required to open caps of shampoo bottles. The tooltip shows that approximately 75% of the caps in the sample required a torque of 24 or less to open.
Add gridlines or reference lines to better estimate locations along the connect line. Right-click the graph and choose