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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 the Appendix of 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"
Translations
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[ˈkwəʊʃənt] Ncociente m

quotient

[ˈkwəʊʃənt] nquotient m

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quo·tient

n. cociente, cifra que resulta de una división;
achievement ______ de realización;
blood ______ sanguíneo;
growth ______ de crecimiento;
intelligence ______ de inteligencia.
References in classic literature ?
Or," I continued, "the size of the Nautilus being 1,500 tons; and one ton holding 200 gallons, it contains 300,000 gallons of air, which, divided by 480, gives a quotient of 625.
What we've discovered is that most people have adversity quotients that allow them to do well most of the time, but when there is a lot of adversity, only about 10% have the ability to come back.
CIT Equipment Financing officials today released the Company's 25th annual Construction Industry Forecast which reports Optimism Quotients (OQs) for nine regions throughout the United States, as well as a national Optimism Quotient.