# Quotient meaning

The number obtained by dividing one quantity by another. In 45 ÷ 3 = 15, 15 is the quotient.

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Quotient is the result you get when you divide one number by another number.

When you divide 10 by 5, the number 2 is the example of the quotient.

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The number that results when one number is divided by another. If 6 is divided by 3, the quotient can be represented as 2, or as 6 ÷ 3, or as the fraction

^{6}/_{3}.(arithmetic) The number resulting from the division of one number by another.

The quotient of 12 divided by 4 is 3.

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The degree to which some characteristic, element, etc. is present.

A rise in our population's anxiety *quotient.*

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(mathematics) By analogy, the result of any process that is the inverse of multiplication as defined for any mathematical entities other than numbers.

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(math.) The result obtained when one algebraic expression is divided by another.

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