
Look up:
Quotient

Quotient
In mathematics, a quotient (from quotient) is the result of division. For example, when dividing 6 by 3, the quotient is 2, while 6 is called the dividend, and 3 the divisor. The quotient further is expressed as the number of times the divisor divides into the dividend, e.g. 3 divides 2 times into ... Found op http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quotient

quotient
[n]  the ratio of two quantities to be divided 2. [n]  the number obtained by division Found op http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=quotient

Quotient
The result when one number or quantity is divided by another. See also: Division. Found op http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/q/u/quotient/source.html

quotient
The number, not including the remainder, that results from dividing Example: quotient
Found op http://www.hbschool.com/glossary/math2/index6.html

Quotient
Quotient: The result of mathematical division. The I.Q. (Intelligence Quotient) is arrived at by dividing the person's mental age (as determined on the Binet test) by the person's chronologic age and multiplying by 100. So if a child scores at the 8year old level but is only 6, the I.Q. is 8/6 X 10... Found op http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=5182

Quotient
Quo'tient (kwō'sh e nt) noun [ French, from Latin quoties how often, how many times, from quot how many. See Quota .] 1. (Arith.) The number resulting from the division of one number by another, and showi... Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/Q/14

quotient
1. <mathematics> The number resulting from the division of one number by another, and showing how often a less number is contained in a greater; thus, the quotient of twelve divided by four is three. ... 2. The result of any process inverse to multiplication. See the Note under Multiplication.... Found op http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?quotient

quotient
noun the number obtained by division Found op http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=quotient

quotient
noun the ratio of two quantities to be divided Found op http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=quotient

quotient
(kwo´shәnt) a number obtained by division. achievement quotient the achievement age divided by the mental age, indicating progress in learning. caloric quotient the heat evolved (in calories) divided by the oxygen consumed (in milligrams) in a metabol... Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

Quotient
• (n.) The result of any process inverse to multiplication. See the Note under Multiplication. • (n.) The number resulting from the division of one number by another, and showing how often a less number is contained in a greater; thus, the quotient of twelve divided by four is three. Found op http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/quotient/

quotient
(from the article `arithmetic`) ...antecedents. This characteristic changes drastically, however, as soon as division is introduced. Performing division (its symbol , read `divided ... Found op http://www.britannica.com/eb/az/q/9

quotient
quotient Etymology: from Latin quotiens, 'how many times', from quot, 'how many'. Found op http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/4083/

quotient
 the ratio of two quantities to be divided
 a quantity obtained by division
Found op

quotient
result of a division NOTE 1  In the field of physical quantities, the term quotient is used for defining new quantities from quantities of the same kind or of different kinds. NOTE 2  The quotient a/b is expressed by the words: 'the quotient of a by b'. Found op http://www.electropedia.org/iev/iev.nsf/display?openform&ievref=1111201

quotient
The number of times that one number can be divided exactly into another. In the division of one positive integer by another, the quotient is the largest number of times (k) the divisor (a) must be multiplied so that 0 < or = (b  ka) < a, where b is the dividend and (b  ka) the remainder. Found op http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/Q/quotient.html

quotient
Type: Term Pronunciation: kwō′shĕnt Definitions: 1. The number of times one amount is contained in another; the ratio of two numbers. Found op http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=74720
Tip: double click on a word to show its meaning.
No exact matches found.

Search
Typ a word and hit `Search`.
Recent searches
The most recent searches on Encyclo. Between brackets you will find the number of results and number of related results.
• Porencephaly (7) • Anton Brzezinski (1) • surgery through the ag (1) • Sucket (4) • CGI BIN (4) • Anne Marie Ruddock (1) • John Buse (1) • Peruker (1) • Amir El Falaki (1) • GONADAL HYPOPLASIA (1) • Ajambari Naataa (1) • Apocalypso (3) • Mediator (13) • Microconchida (1) • Ah Peku Patera (1) • Perstare et praestare. (1) • ASAPO (1) • Apicular (2) • accord (18) • Aigret (1) • paraduodenal fossa (2) • Jo Palmer (25) • Avocet ProJet (1) • AAFG (1)
