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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 k^{w}o- in Indo-European roots.]American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

## 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]Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

## 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]Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

## 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}.The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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Noun | 1. | quotient - the ratio of two quantities to be dividedproportion - 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 divisionnumber - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence" |

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Translations

**podíl**

**kvotient**

**osamäärä**

**kvot**

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## quotient

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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.

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