Quantiles or Fractiles Uncovered (2020)

When the number of observations is sufficiently large, the principle by which a distribution is divided into two equal parts may be extended to divide the distribution into four, five, eight, ten, or hundred equal parts. The median, quartiles, deciles, and percentiles values are collectively called quantiles or fractiles. Let …

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Quartiles in Statistics: Relative Measure of Observation

Quartiles in Statistics Like Percentiles and Deciles, Quartiles is a type of Quantile, which is a measure of the relative standing of observation within the data set. The Quartiles values are three points that divide the data into four equal parts each group comprising a quarter of the data (the …

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Percentiles: Relative Standing

Percentiles are a measure of the relative standing of observation within a data. Percentiles divide a set of observations into 100 equal parts, and percentile scores are frequently used to report results from national standardized tests such as NAT, GAT, and GRE, etc. The $p$th percentile is the value $Y_{(p)}$ …

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The Deciles: Measure of Position (2012)

The deciles are the values (nine in number) of the variable that divides an ordered (sorted, arranged) data set into ten equal parts so that each part represents $\frac{1}{10}$ of the sample or population and are denoted by $D_1, D_2, \cdots D_9$, where First decile ($D_1$) is the value of …

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