Discrete Distributions

If the data being analyzed is classified as DISCRETE, the following DISCRETE distributions are commonly used in Six Sigma projects. A Six Sigma project manager should be familiar with the following:

1) Uniform Distribution (can also be CONTINUOUS - there is a slight difference)

2) Binomial Distribution

3) Poisson Distribution

4) Hypergeometric Distribution

Other discrete distributions are Geometric, Multinomial, and Negative Binomial (aka Pascal) but are not covered within this site and generally not needed to pass a YB,GB,BB certification exam.

Click here for an overview of Continuous Distribution types.





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