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The median and the 5050th percentile rank score will always have the same value.

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The median is the middle number in a sorted dataset, and it splits the dataset in half. Half of the values are below the median, and half of the values are above the median).

The 5050th percentile is the number for which 50 %50  \% of the values lie below and 50 %50 \% of the values lie above, which basically means that the 5050th percentile splits the dataset in half as well. So, the median and the 5050th percentile rank score will always have the same value.

Therefore, this statement is TRUE.

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