How to quickly calculate percentile or quartile ignore zeros in Excel?
When we apply PERCENTILE or QUARTILE functions in Excel, if there are some zero values in the numbers, in general, the functions will calculate including the zeros. However, if you want to ignore the zeros when applying PERCENTILE or QUARTILE, you can do as below steps.
PERCENTILE ignore zeros
Select a blank cell that you want to place the result, enter this formula =PERCENTILE(IF(A1:A13>0,A1:A13),0.3), and press Shift + Ctrl + Enter keys.
In the formula, A1:A13 is the numbers you use, 0.3 indicates 30 percent.
QUARTILE ignore zeros
Select a blank cell that you want to place the result, enter this formula =QUARTILE(IF(A1:A18>0,A1:A18),1), and press Shift + Ctrl + Enter keys.
In the formula, A1:A13 is the numbers you use, 1 indicates 25 percent.
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