how do you calculate the 82nd percentile of a sample of 15 people?

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in my homework i have to approximate the  82nd percentile of  a sample with a total of 15 people

Oct 3rd, 2015

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start by multiplying 82% times the total number of people, which gives 82 % ∗ 15 = 0.82 ∗ 15 = 12.3 (the index). Rounding up to the nearest whole number, you get 12


Counting from left to right (from the smallest to the largest value in the data set), you go until you find the 12th  value in the data set. That's it!

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Sep 15th, 2015

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