If you are asked to find the 85th percentile, you are being asked to find _____.

Choose the correct answer below.

A.

an area corresponding to a z-score of

minus

0.85

B.

a data value associated with an area of 0.85 to its left

C.

a data value associated with an area of 0.85 to its right

D.

an area corresponding to a z-score of 0.8

## Answer

B.

a data value associated with an area of 0.85 to its left

Since 85th percentile means prob for X lying below this is 0.85

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