AW: [R] Looking for help in calculating percentiles

Uwe Ligges ligges at
Wed Sep 1 15:01:00 CEST 2004

Harmony Tenney wrote:
> How do I calculate the 95th percentile when I know the 25th, the median and the 75th??

He? You cannot, or do you have some concrete knowledge about the 
distribution? Then you might be able to parameterize the distribution 
(if not too many parameters have to be estimated) by solving equations 
for the other quantiles and calculate the 0.95 percentile from there ...

Uwe Ligges

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> Harmony Tenney
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