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  • is the array of data .
  • is the Percentile value.


  • 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 .


  1. 5

7 2 9 PERCENTILE(C1:C4,0.4) = 5.4

  1. 15

20 12 41 35 PERCENTILE(D1:D5,0.721) = 33.26

  1. 2

3 4 PERCENTILE(A1:A3,1.1) = NAN

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