Definition of Quotient (arithmetic) The number resulting from the division of one number by another. | (mathematics) By analogy, the result of any process that is the inverse of multiplication as defined for any mathematical entities other than numbers. | (obsolete, rare) A quotum or quota.
Short Example Sentence for Quotient
How to use Quotient in a Sentence?
- 1. Take the quotient of the given year divided by 4, neglecting the remainder (321). 🔊
- 2. Divide by the atomic weights of the respective elements, and the quotient will be the number of atoms present. 🔊
- 3. They have about the same intelligence quotient that we have, and are physically almost identical except for our induced modifications. 🔊
- 4. The totals gained by the respective lists are then divided by the quotient thus obtained and the seats allotted to the lists accordingly. 🔊
- 5. The largest quotient is 1384, and this figure, which is taken as the new quota, allows of the allotment of fifteen seats. 🔊
- 6. The terms sum, remainder, product, and quotient are frequently applied indiscriminately in the four ground rules of arithmetic. 🔊
- 7. Creed having been the quotient of an Apostolic 'pic-nic', to which each of the twelve contributed his several 'symbolum'. 🔊
- 8. The ratio of representation in the house is ascertained by dividing the whole population of the state by the number one hundred; the quotient being the ratio for the next ten years. 🔊