# 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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Bearing this issue in mind, Koenker and Bassett (1978) developed the estimation of linear models based on quantiles, a semi -parametric form of estimation that gives greater robustness to the analysis of the results.
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Ahmad et al  investigated random behavior of monsoon rainfall in Pakistan using L-moments and quantiles are calculated for different return periods.

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