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



  • (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"


  • 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.




  • http://www.mathleague.com/help/ratio/ratio.htm
    • A ratio is a comparison of two numbers. We generally separate the two numbers in the ratio with a colon (:). Suppose we want to write the ratio of 8 and 12. We can write this as 8:12 or as a fraction 8/12, and we say the ratio is eight to twelve.