Returns the value at a given percentile of a dataset.

**Common questions about the PERCENTILE formula in Google Sheets:**- What does the PERCENTILE formula do?
- How do I use the PERCENTILE formula in Google Sheets?
- What arguments does the PERCENTILE formula require?
- What is the range or array of values to use with the PERCENTILE formula?
- How do I interpret the result of the PERCENTILE formula?
- Can the PERCENTILE formula handle non-numeric values or errors?
- Are there any limitations or restrictions when using the PERCENTILE formula?

**Appropriate usage of the PERCENTILE formula:**

- Calculating a specific percentile value within a data set.
- Analyzing and comparing data distributions.
- Identifying outliers or extreme values.
- Determining rankings based on percentiles.

**Common mistypings of the PERCENTILE formula:**

- Misspelling the formula name as "PERCENTIAL" or "PERCENTILE".
- Incorrectly specifying the range or array of values.
- Using the wrong syntax or order of arguments.

**Inappropriate usage of the PERCENTILE formula:**

- Using the formula with non-numeric values or text strings.
- Applying the formula to a very small data set with insufficient data points.
- Misinterpreting the percentile value or comparing percentiles across different data sets.

**Common pitfalls when using the PERCENTILE formula:**

- Failing to sort the data set in ascending order before applying the formula.
- Overlooking missing or invalid values, which can affect the results.
- Using an incorrect method for calculating percentiles (e.g., assuming a specific interpolation method).

**Common mistakes when using the PERCENTILE formula:**

- Forgetting to provide the desired percentile as the second argument.
- Neglecting to include the range or array of values as the first argument.
- Using an incorrect range reference or mistakenly excluding data points.

**Common misconceptions about the PERCENTILE formula:**

- Assuming that the percentile value should always correspond to a specific data point in the set.
- Believing that the formula automatically sorts the data in ascending order.
- Thinking that the formula calculates the percentile based on the total number of values rather than the position within the sorted data set.

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