quotient group


: a group whose elements are the cosets of a normal subgroup of a given group

called also factor group

Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quotient group was in 1893

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“Quotient group.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quotient%20group. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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