# Quartile vs Midhinge - What's the difference?

quartile | midhinge |

## In statistics|lang=en terms the difference between quartile and midhinge

is that quartile is (statistics) any one of the four groups so divided while midhinge is (statistics) a measure of location of a batch or sample equal to the average of the first and third quartiles equivalently, it is the 25% trimmed mid-range;.

## As nouns the difference between quartile and midhinge

is that quartile is (statistics) any of the three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts, each containing a quarter of the population while midhinge is (statistics) a measure of location of a batch or sample equal to the average of the first and third quartiles equivalently, it is the 25% trimmed mid-range;.

# quartile

## English

### Noun

(en noun)
• (statistics) Any of the three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts, each containing a quarter of the population.
• (statistics) Any one of the four groups so divided.
• :This school is ranked in the first quartile .
• #### Derived terms

* interquartile range

#### Coordinate terms

* quantile ** centile/percentile ** vigintile ** ventile ** duodecile ** decile ** nonile ** octile ** septile ** sextile ** quintile ** quartile ** tercile/tertile

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# midhinge

## English

### Noun

(en noun)
• (statistics) A measure of location of a batch or sample equal to the average of the first and third quartiles. Equivalently, it is the 25% trimmed mid-range;

*L-estimator

#### See also

*(wikipedia "midhinge")