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    Bored here, opened excel, put 100 into cell A1
    in cell B1, I put: =A1-(A1*0.004) (i.e. B1 is the remainder after subtracting 0.4% from A1)
    Copy that down and it takes 1150 weeks to get down to 1 person.
    And 1323 weeks to get below 0.5
    By 3448 weeks you're at 0.000100388

    If you want to hit six sigma, it's 3142 weeks.


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    I see pooperscooter has been pruning some posts from this thread without replacement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesbrown View Post
    I see pooperscooter has been pruning some posts from this thread without replacement.

    But where they have been quoted, they still live on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesbrown View Post
    I see pooperscooter has been pruning some posts from this thread without replacement.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    Has he?
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    Quote Originally Posted by WTFH View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by DimPrawn View Post
    Here's my working out.



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    Quote Originally Posted by WTFH View Post
    Bored here, opened excel, put 100 into cell A1
    in cell B1, I put: =A1-(A1*0.004) (i.e. B1 is the remainder after subtracting 0.4% from A1)
    Copy that down and it takes 1150 weeks to get down to 1 person.
    And 1323 weeks to get below 0.5
    By 3448 weeks you're at 0.000100388

    If you want to hit six sigma, it's 3142 weeks.


    But that's probably not what you're looking for.
    Do it again but this time bearing in mind the original requirement.

    0.4% do the thing in a week. How long to reach 100%

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    oh gwd I missed a 0.004 - que ritual ridicule - fair game I suppose.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post

    oh gwd I missed a 0.004 - que ritual ridicule - fair game I suppose.
    No, now you've gone too far the other way - Not 0.004, it's 0.04%
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