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Introductory Statistics
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Introductory Statistics

Introductory Statistics

Book edition OER 2018
Author(s) Barbara Illowsky, Susan Dean
Pages 902 pages
ISBN 9781938168208

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Short Answer

Jesse was ranked 37th in his graduating class of 180 students. At what percentile is Jesse’s ranking?

Jesse's ranking is at 80th percentile.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: Content Introduction

The formula for calculating percentile is:



x is number of data values counting from the bottom of the data

y is number of data values which are same

n is total number of data values.

Step 2: Content Explanation

The rank 37 was only given to Jesse, it means that x=143, y=1


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