Examples of percentile in a Sentence
His height and weight are in the 80th percentile for boys his age.
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Finished in the 87th percentile as a pick-and-roll scorer (0.57 points per possession).
Additionally, Doncic’s hip abduction (used to measure how efficiently players move laterally) numbers rank in the 78th percentile against NBA athletes.
Overall, Cremo allowed 0.94 points per possession, which put him in the 29th percentile nationally.
Caucasian kids like mine tend to land in the higher percentiles.
That number was 29% for those making below the 10th percentile, or $10 an hour.
But according to Synergy Sports, Virginia is in the country’s 97th percentile in scoring against zones, averaging 1.149 points per possession.
That puts me in the 80th percentile of happiness for people of my gender, age, and Zip Code.
Biggest accomplishment so far: Being recognized as an Illinois State scholar and being in the 95th percentile of test takers for the SAT.
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PERCENTILE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of percentile for English Language Learners
: one of 100 equal parts that a group of people can be divided into in order to rank them
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