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quotient

1. 
a. the result of the division of one number or quantity by another
b. the integral part of the result of division
2. a ratio of two numbers or quantities to be divided

quotient

[′kwō·shənt]
(mathematics)
The result of dividing one quantity by another.

quotient

The number obtained by dividing one number (the "numerator") by another (the "denominator"). If both numbers are rational then the result will also be rational.
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Hazard quotient was less than one when all their pathways were summed up indicating the absence of potential metals hazard of chromium, zinc, cadmium, lead and nickel to human health through ingestion of Cucumis sativus fruit and soil by residents in Eket.
If the installed flooring does not cover the entire floor, the noncancer and cancer hazard quotients will be correspondingly lower (e.
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The study is based on Target Hazard Quotients (THQs), measurements that provide an indication of risk based on known safe dose limits.
The study is based on Target Hazard Quotients (THQs), formula-derived measurements which provide an indication of risk based on known safe dose limits.