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quo·tient

 (kwō′shənt)
n.
The number obtained by dividing one quantity by another. In 45 ÷ 3 = 15, 15 is the quotient.

[Middle English quocient, from Latin quotiēns, quotient-, how many times, from quot, how many; see kwo- in Indo-European roots.]

quotient

(ˈkwəʊʃənt)
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. the result of the division of one number or quantity by another
b. the integral part of the result of division
2. (Mathematics) a ratio of two numbers or quantities to be divided
[C15: from Latin quotiens how often]

quo•tient

(ˈkwoʊ ʃənt)

n.
the result of division; the number of times one quantity is contained in another.
[1400–50; late Middle English quocient, quociens < Latin quotiēns (adv.) how many times]

quo·tient

(kwō′shənt)
The number that results when one number is divided by another. If 6 is divided by 3, the quotient can be represented as 2, or as 6 ÷ 3, or as the fraction 6/3 .
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quotient - the ratio of two quantities to be divided
proportion - the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
2.quotient - the number obtained by division
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
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quotient

[ˈkwəʊʃənt] Ncociente m

quotient

[ˈkwəʊʃənt] nquotient m

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quo·tient

n. cociente, cifra que resulta de una división;
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intelligence ______ de inteligencia.