Moving Average Chart in Excel

Use a Moving Average Control Chart when there is only one sample and you want to evaluate process shifts using a simple moving average (i.e., not the EWMA).

Example of a Moving Average Chart created using QI Macros for Excel.

simple moving average chart in Excel created with QI Macros software

To create a moving average chart using QI Macros

  1. Select your data and the Moving Average Excel chart from the QI Macros Control Chart menu.
  2. moving average chart data

  3. Answer the prompt for the number of periods you want to use to calculate the moving average.
  4. number of periods input prompt for moving average chart

  5. QI Macros will perform all of the calculations and will create a Moving Average Control Chart for you.

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