- 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