The PERCENTILE.EXC function returns the k-th percentile of values in a range, where k is in the range 0..1, exclusive.

=PERCENTILE.EXC(array,k)

The PERCENTILE.EXC function syntax has the following arguments:

Argument

Description

array

Required

The array or range of data that defines relative standing.

k

Required

The array or range of data that defines relative standing.

Notes:

• If array is empty, PERCENTILE.EXC returns the #NUM! error value

• If k is nonnumeric, PERCENTILE.EXC returns the #VALUE! error value.

• If k is ≤ 0 or if k ≥ 1, PERCENTILE.EXC returns the #NUM! error value.

• If k is not a multiple of 1/(n + 1), PERCENTILE.EXC interpolates to determine the value at the k-th percentile.

• PERCENTILE.EXC will interpolate when the value for the specified percentile lies between two values in the array. If it cannot interpolate for the percentile, k specified, Excel will return #NUM! error.

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