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Percentil Question [#permalink]  25 Dec 2009, 15:54
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Anne scored higher than exactly 12 of the 25 students in her class. She is in the nth percentile. What is n?

Can someone help me on how to approach percentile problems.
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Re: Percentil Question [#permalink]  27 Dec 2009, 12:51
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Anne scored higher than exactly 12 of the 25 students in her class. She is in the nth percentile. What is n?

Can someone help me on how to approach percentile problems.

12/25 = (12x4)/(25x4) = 48/100 i.e. 48th percentile
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Re: Percentil Question [#permalink]  26 Dec 2009, 21:59
is it 50th percentile
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Re: Percentil Question [#permalink]  26 Dec 2009, 22:01
xcusemeplz2009 wrote:
is it 50th percentile

even my take is 50th percentile considering 12people have scored exactly higher and 12 have scored lower than Anne.

@ Prasad - OA and source of question pls
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Re: Percentil Question [#permalink]  27 Dec 2009, 10:10
Correct Answer is 48% and source is Knewton Course.
Re: Percentil Question   [#permalink] 27 Dec 2009, 10:10
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