quotient
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈkwəʊʃənt/
  • (America) enPR: kwōʹshənt, IPA: /ˈkwoʊʃənt/
Noun

quotient (plural quotients)

  1. (arithmetic) The number resulting from the division of one number by another.
    The quotient of 12 divided by 4 is 3.
  2. (mathematics) By analogy, the result of any process that is the inverse of multiplication as defined for any mathematical entities other than numbers.
  3. (obsolete, rare) A quotum or quota.
Related terms

Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: cota
  • Russian: часть



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