Look up: Quotient


  1. 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 ...
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  2. quotient
    [n] - the ratio of two quantities to be divided 2. [n] - the number obtained by division
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  3. Quotient
    The result when one number or quantity is divided by another. See also: Division.
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  4. quotient
    The number, not including the remainder, that results from dividing
    Example:
    quotient

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  5. 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 8-year old level but is only 6, the I.Q. is 8/6 X 10...
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  6. 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...
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  7. 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....
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  8. quotient
    noun the number obtained by division
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  1. quotient
    noun the ratio of two quantities to be divided
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  2. 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...
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  3. 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.
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  4. quotient
    (from the article `arithmetic`) ...antecedents. This characteristic changes drastically, however, as soon as division is introduced. Performing division (its symbol , read `divided ...
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  5. quotient
    quotient Etymology: from Latin quotiens, 'how many times', from quot-, 'how many'.
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  6. quotient
    1. the ratio of two quantities to be divided
    2. a quantity obtained by division

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  7. 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'.
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  8. 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.
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  9. quotient
    Type: Term Pronunciation: kwō′shĕnt Definitions: 1. The number of times one amount is contained in another; the ratio of two numbers.
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