The th percentile is that value of , say , which corresponds to a cumulative frequency of , where is the sample size.
See alsoPercentile Rank, Quantile, Quartile
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ReferencesKenney, J. F. and Keeping, E. S. "Percentile Ranks." §3.6 in Mathematics of Statistics, Pt. 1, 3rd ed. Princeton, NJ: Van Nostrand, pp. 38-39, 1962.
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Weisstein, Eric W. "Percentile." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/Percentile.html