In all walks of life, at some point in time, we all use the process of problem solving. We all talk about it, we all use it, but chances are we all mean different things by it. Six Sigma and Beyond: Problem Solving and Basic Mathematics organizes the topic and provides a structured approach based on the scientific method. Specifically designed to a
INTRODUCTION. Theoretical Aspects of Problem Solving. Overview of Key Elements to Problem Solving. Problem-Solving (PS) and Process Improvement (PI) Cycle. Tools of Quality. The Global Problem Solving (GPS) Process. Six Sigma Approach to Problem Solving. BASIC MATHEMATICS. The Value of Whole Numbers. Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers. Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers. Parts and Types of Fractions. Simple Form and Common Denominators of Fractions. Adding and Subtracting Fractions. Multiplication and Division of Fractions. Ordering, Rounding and Changing Decimals. The Four Operations of Decimals. DIVISION WITH DECIMALS. Squares, Square Roots, Cubes, Cube Roots and Proportions. Scientific Notation and Powers of Ten. Decimals. The Metric System. International System of Units. Conversion of English to Metric. APPENDICES. SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY.