# Translations:Faq/Calc/142/10/en

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In this example, choosing a scale with 3 entries allows us to highlight the intermediate values. We have associated the *Yellow* color to *Percentile*^{[1]} 50, and we have once again associated *Tango: Sky blue 1* to *Min* (minimum) and *Light red* to *Max* (maximum).

- ↑ A percentile is each of the 99 values which divide the sorted data in 100 equal parts, so that each part represents 1/100 of the sample population. A percentile return the value for a data series going from the smallest to the largest value in a set of data. For Alpha = 25, the percentile means the first quartile = 50 Alpha is the MEDIAN.