Quartile vs. Tertile

Quartile vs. Tertile — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Quartile and Tertile

Quartilenoun

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

Tertilenoun

(statistics) Either of the two points that divide an ordered distribution into three parts, each containing a third of the population.

Quartilenoun

Any of the values that separate each of these groups.

Tertilenoun

(statistics) Any one of the three groups so divided.

The first tertile results include January through April's revenues.

Quartilenoun

(statistics) Any of the three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts, each containing a quarter of the population.

Quartilenoun

(statistics) Any one of the four groups so divided.

This school is ranked in the first quartile.

Quartilenoun

(statistics) any of three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts each containing one quarter of the scores