### Definition of Quotient

**1.** *Noun.* The ratio of two quantities to be divided.

**2.**

*Noun.*The number obtained by division.

**Number**

### Definition of Quotient

**1.** *n.* The number resulting from the division of one number by another, and showing how often a less number is contained in a greater; thus, the *quotient* of twelve divided by four is three.

### Definition of Quotient

**1.** Noun. (context: arithmetic) The number resulting from the division of one number by another. ¹

**2.** Noun. (context: mathematics) By analogy, the result of any process that is the inverse of multiplication as defined for any mathematical entities other than numbers. ¹

**3.** Noun. (obsolete rare) A quotum or quota. ¹

¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Quotient

**1.** the number resulting from the division of one number by another [n -S]

### Medical Definition of Quotient

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### Literary usage of Quotient

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**1.** *The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General* (1890)

"li the signs of the divisor and dividend be like, the sign of the **quotient** is
+ ; but if they be unlike, the sign of the **quotient** is This rule is derived ..."**2.** *An Introduction to Algebra: Being the First Part of a Course of Mathematics* by Jeremiah Day, Anthony Dumond Stanley (1859)

"It will be seen that the second co-efficient of the **quotient** must be 0, because
the first remainder begins with 0, under the second term of the dividend. ..."**3.** *Algebra: An Elementary Text Book for the Higher Classes of Secondary Schools* by George Chrystal (1886)

"If ihe degree of the dividend be less than that of the divisor the **quotient** is
essentially fractional. For, m being < n, suppose, if possible, ..."**4.** *Algebra: An Elementary Text-book, for the Higher Classes of Secondary* by George Chrystal (1904)

"For, m being <n, suppose, if possible, that the **quotient** is integral, ...
hence the **quotient** cannot be integral, that is, it must be fractional. § 4. ..."**5.** *The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees* by Abraham Rees (1819)

"This laß **quotient**, added to ... **quotient**. Example—Let the age of В be 40 ; of A,
30 ; the fum loo ; rate of interdi 4 ftt tent ; the given time 20 years ..."**6.** *The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General* by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)

"If the signs of the divisor and dividend be like, the sign of the **quotient** is
+ ; but if they be unlike, the sign of the **quotient** is - . ..."**7.** *Theory and Applications of Finite Groups* by George Abram Miller, Hans Frederick Blichfeldt, Leonard Eugene Dickson (1916)

"In other words, each subgroup is simply isomorphic with a **quotient** group and ...
If k is not prime to g, these kth powers constitute a **quotient** group of ..."