- CFA Exams
- CFA Level I Exam
- Study Session 2. Quantitative Methods (1)
- Reading 7. Statistical Concepts and Market Returns
- Subject 5. Quartiles, Quintiles, Deciles, and Percentiles

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**CFA Practice Question**

If a person earned a score higher than 35 of the students in his class of 50, what is his percentile score?

A. 35

B. 50

C. 70

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**User Contributed Comments**
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User |
Comment |
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azramirza |
How? |

hellboy18 |
the way I did it was by multiplying everything by 2 to get the score out of 100, so: 35 persons * 2= 70 50 students * 2 = 100 That means he scored better than 70% of his class, hence 70 is the answer. |

Jmcb |
Or simply 35/50 = .7 = 70% |

finnerd23 |
This is just a regular fraction, you take 35/50 = 70% |