# Quotient

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A Quotient is a Division Function's output that is represented as a ratio of a Dividend by a Divisor.

**AKA:**Division Quotient, Proportion.**Context:**- It can be a Rate if the Scales differ for the two inputs to the Division Function.

**Example(s):****Counter-Example(s):**- any Proportionality Equation.
- any Ratio Statement.

**See:**Frequency.

## References

### 2009

- (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=ratio
- S: (n) ratio (the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient))
- S: (n) proportion, ratio (the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree) "an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations"; "a dry martini has a large proportion of gin"

### 2008

- Dept. of Eduction, University of Irvine. (2009). “CSET Math Glossary."
**quotient.**When performing division, the number of times one value can be multiplied to reach the other value represents the quotient. For example, when dividing 6 by 3, 3 can be multiplied twice, making 6, so the quotient is 2.

### 2007

- http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/midlmath/glossary.html
**ratio**: a quotient used to compare two or more quantities of the same units of measure.

### 2000

- Math.com. (2000). “Glossary." http://www.math.com/school/glossary/defs/ratio.html