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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"
Translations
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[ˈkwəʊʃənt] Ncociente m

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quo·tient

n. cociente, cifra que resulta de una división;
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Since each type of step represents one type of statistics, and since (P, V, Dr, Dd) is represented by the unvalued Laguerre histories, the other quotients are obtained by identifying the corresponding types of steps on the unvalued Laguerre histories.
The offsetl is a bias and assures the quotients to be positive since unsigned integer calculation is used in this paper.
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Abstract For any positive integer n [greater than or equal to] 1, the Smarandache quotients Q(n) is defined as the smallest positive integer k such that n x k is a factorial number.