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What is the meaning of percentile in statistics?

  1. Aug 19, 2011 #1
    I want to know what is the meaning of percentile.
    what is the percentile : 23.79 means?
    Please give me explanation and also examples.
    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2011
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 19, 2011 #2
    Basically, if you get 23.79 percentile in an exam, it means you have the same or a higher score than 23.79% candidates.
     
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