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Nov 9, 2016 3:17 PM
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For a data set with 16 points shown below,

ID | Data |

1 | -2.53802 |

2 | -0.98877 |

3 | -0.59679 |

4 | -0.45444 |

5 | -0.26573 |

6 | -0.2027 |

7 | -0.10798 |

8 | 0.124422 |

9 | 0.156302 |

10 | 0.162865 |

11 | 0.469599 |

12 | 0.667054 |

13 | 0.787399 |

14 | 1.209767 |

15 | 1.414172 |

16 | 1.718419 |

Tabulate the data generates the following stats:

Min | -2.53802 |

Mean | 0.097223 |

Quantiles50 | 0.140362 |

Quantiles95 | 1.718419 |

Max | 1.718419 |

Std Dev | 1.023793 |

I am curious to know how JMP derives 95 percentile or for any random percentile.

Thanks!

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Here is the information you want, taken from

Help==>Books==>Basic Analysis

Jim

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Here is the information you want, taken from

Help==>Books==>Basic Analysis

Jim