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Quotient

The result of dividing two numbers or expressions. For example, the 40 divided by 5 has a quotient of 8.

Note: 43 divided by 5 has a quotient of 8 and a remainder of 3.

 


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Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
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