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QUARTILE: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use QUARTILE in Excel?

There are a few different ways to use quartiles in Excel. You can use the QUARTILE function to calculate quartiles, or you can use the Quartile.Mode function to find the quartile with the most observations. You can also use the Quartile.Range function to find the quartile range.

What is the syntax of QUARTILE in Excel?

The syntax of QUARTILE in Excel is as follows:

QUARTILE(array,quartile_number)

array - The array of numbers for which you want to calculate the quartile.

quartile_number - The quartile number you want to calculate. This can be 1 (first quartile), 2 (second quartile), or 3 (third quartile).

What is an example of how to use QUARTILE in Excel?

There are a few ways to use quartiles in Excel. One way is to create a quartile formula. To do this, you would use the QUARTILE function. The QUARTILE function takes a range of numbers as an input and returns the quartile for the given range.

Another way to use quartiles in Excel is to use the quartile values to create a histogram. To do this, you would first create a data set with the desired number of data points. Then, you would use the quartile values to create the bins for the histogram.

An example of how to use quartiles in Excel can be found below. In this example, we will be using the QUARTILE function to find the quartile for the given range.

We will be using the following data set:

In the data set, the lowest value is 1 and the highest value is 10. The median value is 5. This means that the quartile values are 2, 3, and 4.

To find the quartile for the given range, we will use the QUARTILE function. The QUARTILE function takes a range of numbers as an input and returns the quartile for the given range.

The formula for the quartile is: =QUARTILE(A1:A10,2)

This will return the quartile for the given range, which is 2.

When should you not use QUARTILE in Excel?

There are a few instances when you should not use QUARTILE in Excel. One instance is when you have a list of numbers that are not evenly divisible by four. In this case, the quartiles will not be accurate. Another instance is when you have a list of numbers that are not sorted in ascending order. In this case, the quartiles will not be accurate.

What are some similar formulae to QUARTILE in Excel?

There are a few similar formulae to QUARTILE in Excel. The QUARTILE function will calculate the quartile for a given set of data. The MIDPOINT function will calculate the median for a given set of data. The PERCENTILE function will calculate the percentile for a given set of data. The QUANTILE function will calculate the quantile for a given set of data.

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