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Weibull Paper In Excel - How?


I want to create Weibull paper in Excel. The problem is the labelling
at the Y-axis.

I want to label probabilities (between 0.1 and 99.9%), but want to plot
the transformed logaritmic data; calculated out of the probability via

X P (probabiliy, label) Y (transformed data; to
be plotted)
155 97,89% 1,350040182
325 97,61% 1,317875745
500 97,34% 1,288316244
525 97,07% 1,26088904

How can I do this either with or without VBA?

Has minitab this functionality included? Does it calculate beta and

thanks for the help,

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