# quantile

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## quan·tile

(kwahn'til),
Division of a distribution into equal, ordered subgroups; deciles are tenths, quartiles are quarters, quintiles are fifths, terciles are thirds, centiles are hundredths.
[L. quantum, how much, + -ilis, adj. suffix]

## quan·tile

(kwahn'tīl)
Division or distribution into equal, ordered subgroups; deciles are tenths, quartiles are quarters, quintiles are fifths, terciles are thirds, centiles are hundredths.
[L. quantum, how much, + -ilis, adj. suffix]

## quantile

division of a total into equal subgroups; includes terciles, quartiles, quintiles, deciles, percentiles.
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