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**quantile **- [statistics] In a data distribution, a value representing a class break, where classes contain approximately equal numbers of observations. The p-th quantile, where p is between 0 and 1, is that value that has a proportion p of the data below the value. For theoretical distributions, the p-th quantile is the value that has p probability below the value.

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*Source: esri, 22 July 2012 10:26:50, http://support.esri.com/en/knowledgebase/GISDictionary/term/abbreviation *

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