Quotient Group

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quotient group

[′kwō·shənt ‚grüp]
(mathematics)
A group G / H whose elements are the cosets gH of a given normal subgroup H of a given group G, and the group operation is defined as g1 H · g2 H ≡ (g1· g2) H. Also known as factor group.

Quotient Group

 

(or factor group), in mathematics, a group whose elements are the cosets of a given normal subgroup H of a given group G.