QUARTILE.EXC function

Returns the quartile of the data set, based on percentile values from 0..1, exclusive.

Syntax

QUARTILE.EXC(array, quart)

The QUARTILE.EXC function syntax has the following arguments:

• Array     Required. The array or cell range of numeric values for which you want the quartile value.

• Quart     Required. Indicates which value to return.

Remarks

• If array is empty, QUARTILE.EXC returns the #NUM! error value.

• If quart is not an integer, it is truncated.

• If quart ≤ 0 or if quart ≥ 4, QUARTILE.EXC returns the #NUM! error value.

• MIN, MEDIAN, and MAX return the same value as QUARTILE.EXC when quart is equal to 0 (zero), 2, and 4, respectively.

Example

Copy the example data in the following table, and paste it in cell A1 of a new Excel worksheet. For formulas to show results, select them, press F2, and then press Enter. If you need to, you can adjust the column widths to see all the data.

 Data 6 7 15 36 39 40 41 42 43 47 49 Formula Description Result =QUARTILE.EXC(A2:A12,1) Locates the position of the first quartile (15). 15 =QUARTILE.EXC(A2:A12,3) Locates the position of the third quartile (43). 43 