# Manuals/calci/PERCENTILE

PERCENTILE(ar,k)

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

## 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.