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Percentile Rank in Statistics: Definition & Formula

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Percentile rank refers to

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1. If I tell you that you scored at the 55th percentile on your final exam, you would know:

2. The formula for calculating percentile ranks is

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help to gauge your understanding of percentile rank in statistics. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include distribution and rank.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Identifying percentile rank
  • Understanding the formula for calculating percentile rank
  • Identifying distribution in given equations

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about percentile rank in statistics in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve score distribution and test score practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding percentile rank calculations and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about calculating percentile rank

Additional Learning

To learn more about percentile rank in statistics, review the corresponding lesson which covers the following topics:

  • Comparing scores
  • Defining percentile rank
  • Using the formula to calculate a percentile rank
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