# SOLUTION: Please help me work this problem using percentiles. Rene scored at the 84th percentile on a test given to 12,600 students. How many students scored higher than Rene?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 560311: Please help me work this problem using percentiles. Rene scored at the 84th percentile on a test given to 12,600 students. How many students scored higher than Rene? Answer by stanbon(57323)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Rene scored at the 84th percentile on a test given to 12,600 students. How many students scored higher than Rene? --- The 84%ile has 84% of the data below it. --- 0.84 = 10584 --- That leaves (12600-10584-1) = 2015 students who scored higher. =================== Cheers, Stan H. =============