### Excel PERCENTILE Functions

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This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the **Excel PERCENTILE Function** in Excel to calculate the percentile, with formula examples.

## PERCENTILE Function Description:

The PERCENTILE Function Calculates the kth percentile.

## Formula Examples:

Example | Formula | Result |
---|---|---|

1 | =PERCENTILE($B$5:$B$10,D5) | 1 |

2 | =PERCENTILE($B$5:$B$10,D6) | 1 |

3 | =PERCENTILE($B$5:$B$10,D7) | 3.5 |

4 | =PERCENTILE($B$5:$B$10,D8) | 4.75 |

5 | =PERCENTILE($B$5:$B$10,D9) | 6 |

## Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the PERCENTILE Formula is:

1 |
=PERCENTILE(array,k) |

### Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

**array** – An array of numbers.

**k** – The percentile value in between 0 and 1.

## Additional Notes

## PERCENTILE Examples in VBA

You can also use the PERCENTILE function in VBA. Type:

`application.worksheetfunction.percentile(array,k)`

For the function arguments (array, etc.), you can either enter them directly into the function, or define variables to use instead.

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## How to use the PERCENTILE Function in Excel:

To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:

`=AND(`

After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:

You will need to enter these inputs into the function. The function inputs are covered in more detail in the next section. However, if you ever need more help with the function, after typing “=PERCENTILE(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut **CTRL + A** (**A** for **A**rguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:

For more information about the PERCENTILE Formula visit the

Microsoft Website.