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UK
/pəsˈɛntaɪl/
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[ US /pɝˈsɛnˌtaɪɫ/ ]
[ US /pɝˈsɛnˌtaɪɫ/ ]
NOUN
- (statistics) any of the 99 numbered points that divide an ordered set of scores into 100 parts each of which contains one-hundredth of the total
How To Use percentile In A Sentence
- An alternate method is presented, whereby data are mined from the laboratory information system for each analyte/analyzer combination and data are analyzed through comparison of population percentiles.
- Bars above histograms indicate the 1st, 5th, 95th, and 99th percentiles of the cumulative frequency distribution.
- EFSA used the highest value of melamine (approximately 2, 500 mg/kg) reported in Chinese infant formula and consumption at the 95th percentile as a basis for worst case scenarios.
- Summers quoted at Marginal Revolution rationalized by talking about the gender ratios at 3.5-4 sigma, which is above the 99.9th percentile. Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » So Lawrence Summers Was Fired For Being Correct?
- We determined gene ranks in two ways: 1) COPA ranking at the 90 th percentile of upregulation in primary tumor tissue versus normal tissue expression and 2) upfold regulation after pharmacologic demethylation after dChip normalization in cell lines. PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
- Then we divide the income of the household at the ninetieth percentile by the income of the household at the tenth percentile.
- The lines or whiskers go from the minimum to the maximum unless there are interquartile range (the length of the rectangle) from the 75th percentile or 1.5 times the interquartile range (IQR) less than the 25 th percentile. Forbes.com: News
- We performed 10000 iterations and calculated the probability of obtaining the observed or a more extreme degree of homogeneity in the sign of effect size from the percentiles of the distribution of the results of the 10000 iterations.
- Overall these students rank in the 21st percentile on the tests-that is, they did worse than 79 per cent of all children taking the test.
- Apparently he defines good teachers as those whose students improved the most in percentile rank over the school year and bad teachers as those whose students dropped the most in percentile rank over the school year, which seems like it would grossly exaggerate the performance difference between good and bad teachers, because the teacher is just one tiny variable in a system with a lot of noise — and because percentile scores aren’t z-scores. The Mismatch Problem « Isegoria