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hollaholla

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Just a quick check...Say my atar is 90...does that mean i have performed better than 90% of the state?
 

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Just a quick check...Say my atar is 90...does that mean i have performed better than 90% of the state?
Nope. It works out that the average ATAR is ~70 due to a number of factors (including the fact that they take into account all students in the cohort since year 7,meaning that not everyone included in scaling calculatons actually receives an ATAR)

if you want to know what percentile you fall in, look at this table:

http://www.uac.edu.au/documents/atar/2009_table_A8.pdf
 

Schoey93

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What you can do with ATARs is allocate each position a rank. Start at 99.95=first, 99.90=second, 99.85=third :)
 

Aerath

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Not true. jetblack and I got 99.85. Doesn't mean we came 3rd in the state. It's more like we came 100th (given that there are 48 or so 99.95s, and about 50 99.90s)
 

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