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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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 .
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|Noun||1.||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] N → cociente m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
quotient[ˈkwəʊʃənt] n → quotient m
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n (Math) → Quotient m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
n. cociente, cifra que resulta de una división;
achievement ___ → ___ de realización;
blood ___ → ___ sanguíneo;
growth ___ → ___ de crecimiento;
intelligence ___ → ___ de inteligencia.
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