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QUARTILE.EXC
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This function returns the quartile (which quarter or 25 percent) of a data set based on percentile values from 0..1, exclusive.

#### Syntax

QUARTILE.EXC(array,quart)

#### Arguments

This function has these arguments:

Argument Description
array Array or cell range of numeric values for which you want the quartile value
quart Quartile value for the array (see the table below for returned values)

#### Remarks

A quarter is 25 percent. So the quartile number is an integer between 0 (the minimum value in the data set) and 4 (the maximum value in the data set) and determines the value to return as listed in the table below.

If the number is... Then this function returns the...
0 Minimum value
1 First quartile (25th percentile)
2 Median value (50th percentile)
3 Third quartile (75th percentile)
4 Maximum value

The function returns #NUM! if the array is empty. The function returns #NUM! if quart <= 0 or >= 4.

#### Data Types

Accepts numeric data for all arguments. Returns numeric data.

#### Examples

QUARTILE.EXC(A1:A17,2)

QUARTILE.EXC(R1C1:R17C1,3)

QUARTILE.EXC({11,21,42,27,18,29,32,52},1) gives the result 18.75