JMP 11 Online Documentation (English)
Discovering JMP
Using JMP
Basic Analysis
Essential Graphing
Profilers
Design of Experiments Guide
Fitting Linear Models
Specialized Models
Multivariate Methods
Quality and Process Methods
Reliability and Survival Methods
Consumer Research
Scripting Guide
JSL Syntax Reference
JMP iPad Help
Capabilities Index
Essential Graphing
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Ternary Plots
View Plots for Compositional or Mixture Data
The
Ternary Plot
command in the
Graph
menu produces a three-axis plot.
Ternary plots are a way of displaying the distribution and variability of three-part compositional data. (For example, the proportion of sand, silt, and clay in soil or the proportion of three chemical agents in a trial drug.) You can use data expressed in proportions or use absolute measures.
The ternary display is a triangle with sides scaled from 0 to 1. Each side represents one of the three components. A point is plotted so that a line drawn perpendicular from the point to each leg of the triangle intersect at the component values of the point.
Examples of Ternary Plots
Contents
Example of a Ternary Plot
Launch the Ternary Plot Platform
The Ternary Plot
Mixtures and Constraints
Ternary Plot Platform Options
Additional Examples of the Ternary Plot Platform
Example Using Mixture Constraints
Example Using a Contour Function