Scaling exam score and ranking proportions

So there are two variables, “exam_socre” and “exam_rank”.

When someone gets 500 points from the test “exam_score” will be 500 but “exam_rank” will be 1 (because maximum points is the first)

But when someone gets only 1 point, the “exam_score” would be 1 but they would be the last person, so their “exam_rank” should be 150000 (there are 150k participants and least point would be the last)

But I am really confused about the function that will determine users ranking according to their score…

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With your current questions, we don’t have enough context to know what you already know or don’t know, so it is impossible to guide you without just telling you the answer (which we won’t do).

It is pretty typical on here for people to share a codepen / repl.it / jsfiddle example of what they have tried so that anyone helping has more of an idea of what help is actually helpful.

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