The quotient for this problem is 597.

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

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## quotient

- Math.
- the result obtained when one number is divided by another
- the whole-number part of this result
- the fraction indicating this division

- Math. the result obtained when one algebraic expression is divided by another
- the degree to which some characteristic, element, etc. is present: a rise in our population's anxiety
*quotient*

Origin of quotient

Middle English*quocient*from Classical Latin

*quoties, quotiens,*how often, how many times from

*quot,*how many

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## quotient

noun

Origin of quotient

Middle English*quocient*

*from*Latin

*quotiēns*

*quotient-*

*how many times*

*from*

*quot*

*how many*; see

*k*in Indo-European roots.

^{w}o-

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## quotient

(*plural* quotients)

- (arithmetic) The number resulting from the division of one number by another.
*The quotient of 12 divided by 4 is 3.*

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

- not quite

From Latin *quotiens*, from *quoties*

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