quotient

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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.