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From Latin quotiēns, from quotiēs.
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkwəʊʃənt/
- (US) enPR: kwōʹshənt, IPA(key): /ˈkwoʊʃənt/
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- Rhymes: -oʊʃənt
quotient (plural quotients)
- (arithmetic) The number resulting from the division of one number by another.
- The quotient of 12 divided by 4 is 3.
- (arithmetic) The integer part of the result of such division.
- The quotient of 13 divided by 4 is 3, and the remainder is 1.
- (mathematics) By analogy, the result of any process that is the inverse of multiplication as defined for any mathematical entities other than numbers.
- (obsolete, rare) A quotum or quota.
number resulting from division
result of inverse of multiplication defined for non-numerical mathematical entities
quotum or quota
Other terms used in arithmetic operations:
- addition, summation:
- (minuend) − (subtrahend) = (difference)
- multiplication, factorization:
- (multiplier) × (multiplicand) = (product)
- (factor) × (factor) × (factor)... = (product)
- root extraction:
- log(base) (antilogarithm) = (logarithm)
Advanced hyperoperations: tetration, pentation, hexation
From Latin quotientem, from quotiēs.
quotient m (plural quotients)
- quotient (result of a division)
- “quotient”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
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