Decile vs. Octile

Decile vs. Octile — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Decile and Octile

Decilenoun

Any of the groups that result when a frequency distribution is divided into ten groups of equal size.

Octilenoun

(statistics) Any of the quantiles that divide an ordered sample population into eight equally numerous subsets.

Decilenoun

Any of the values that separate each of these groups.

Octilenoun

A subset thus obtained.

Decilenoun

(statistics) Any of the values in a series that divides the distribution of individuals in that series into ten groups of equal frequency.

Although few people scored high marks, everyone did quite well—the lowest decile was over 50%.

Octilenoun

(astronomy) An octant.

Decilenoun

Any one of the ten subsets or groups so divided.

Our school is in the top decile for exam results.

Decilenoun

(astrology) An aspect or position of two planets when they are distant from each other a tenth part of the zodiac.

Decilenoun

(statistics) any of nine points that divided a distribution of ranked scores into equal intervals where each interval contains one-tenth of the scores