quotient
playSimple Definition of quotient

mathematics : the number that results when one number is divided by another

: the degree to which a specific quality or characteristic exists
Full Definition of quotient
Origin and Etymology of quotient
Middle English quocient, modification of Latin quotiens how many times, from quot how many
First Known Use: 15th century
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QUOTIENT Defined for Kids
quotient
playDefinition of quotient for Students
: the number obtained by dividing one number by another <Dividing 10 by 5 gives a quotient of 2.>
Medical Dictionary
quotient
playMedical Definition of quotient
: the numerical ratio usually multiplied by 100 between a test score and a measurement on which that score might be expected largely to depend
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