Deciles in a Data Set: Definition, Formula & Examples


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What does a quantile represent?

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1. A decile can be defined as _____.

2. A decile can be calculated using what types of input data?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo will test how much you know about deciles in a data set. Key topics include the thing that a quantile represents and an explanation of a decile.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Consider the following areas for the quiz:

  • Input data that can be used to calculate a decile
  • Actual decile value
  • The frequency distribution pattern of data that is grouped into deciles

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can correctly define a decile
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the representation of a quantile and the input data that is used to calculate a decile
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the frequency distribution pattern of data after it's been grouped into deciles

Additional Learning

There's more to learn about number distribution in the lesson called Deciles in a Data Set: Definition, Formula & Examples. Here are the main topics you'll be exploring:

  • Unstructured data points
  • Formula for the frequency distribution of data
  • Raw values