Quotient is a term in mathematics that refers to the number with which another number is divided. It may also be referred to as the denominator when the operation is resembled by a fraction.

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quo·tient

[kwoh-shuhnt]

NOUN
[MATHEMATICS]

1.

the result of division; the number of times one quantity is contained in another.

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A quotient is the number obtained by dividing one quantity by another. In 45/3=15, 15 will be the quotient.

A quotient is the answer to a division problem. For example, when dividing 10 by the number 2, the quotient, or answer, is the number 5.

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