# Manuals/calci/PERCENTILE

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**PERCENTILE (Array,kth)**

- is the array of data .
- is the Percentile value.
- PERCENTILE(),returns the k-th percentile of values in a range.

## Description

- This function gives the percentile value in a given range.
- Percentile means any of the 100 equal parts into which the range of the values of a set of data can be divided in order to show the distribution of those values.
- The percentile of a given value is determined by the percentage of the values that are smaller than that value.
- For example we can have the percentile is the value below which 25 percent of the observations may be found.
- The 25th percentile is called as the first quartile (Q1), the 50th percentile as the median quartile (Q2), and the 75th percentile as the third quartile (Q3).
- In general, percentiles and quartiles are specific types of quantiles.
- In , is the array of data that indicating relative standing and is the Percentile value in the range (inclusive).
- This function will return the result as error when

1. The array value is empty. 2. is non-numeric or or .

## Examples

1.

A | B | C | D | |
---|---|---|---|---|

1 | 5 | 7 | 2 | 9 |

=PERCENTILE(A1:D1,0.4) = 5.4

2.

A | B | C | D | E | |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

1 | 15 | 20 | 12 | 41 | 35 |

=PERCENTILE(A1:E1,0.721) = 33.26

3.

A | B | C | |
---|---|---|---|

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |

=PERCENTILE(A1:A3,1.1) = NAN

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