I have a few questions about distributing values into quartiles:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

1.must all equal values be in the same quartile, even if that makes you create (sometimes very)unequal groups?

2.what do you do when your number of values cannot be divided by 4? Say I have 10 values, do I make the quartiles 3-2-3-2, 2-3-3-2, or something else?

About percentiles, what do you do when you have less than 100 values?

I know stats isn't meant to be used on small numbers of values, but I am tutoring two high school students and couldn't answer these questions.

Thanks,

Alex

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