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# Is a 50 in math 90 percentile or 95 percentile? I thought it

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Is a 50 in math 90 percentile or 95 percentile? I thought it [#permalink]  21 Sep 2006, 11:46
Is a 50 in math 90 percentile or 95 percentile? I thought it was a 95 percentile, but recent scores from the 'Share your GMAT experience' seem to indicate that it could be either. Comments?
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Re: Is 50 in math a 95 percentile? [#permalink]  21 Sep 2006, 12:16
Futuristic wrote:
Is a 50 in math 90 percentile or 95 percentile? I thought it was a 95 percentile, but recent scores from the 'Share your GMAT experience' seem to indicate that it could be either. Comments?

I don't think there are hard and fast rules regarding score and percentile.
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I agree with that, however I did think it was an accurate rule of thumb. Guess its still a rule of thumb but not as accurate
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