##
#### Display Title

Elementary Definition--Multiplication and Division Concepts--Quotient

#### Display Title

# Quotient

## Topic

Multiplication and Division

## Definition

The quotient is the result of dividing one number by another.

## Description

The quotient is the result obtained when one number is divided by another. For example, the quotient of 20 divided by 4 is 5. Understanding quotients is essential for solving problems involving division and for understanding concepts such as fractions and ratios. Quotients are used in various fields, including finance, engineering, and science, to model and solve real-world problems. Teaching students about quotients helps them develop a strong foundation in mathematics and enhances their ability to solve complex problems.

**Teacher script**: "The quotient is the answer you get when you divide numbers. If you divide 12 by 3, the quotient is 4."

For a complete collection of terms related to Multiplication and Division click on this link: __Multiplication and Division Collection__

Common Core Standards | CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.OA.B.4, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.C.7, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.B.5 |
---|---|

Grade Range | 2 - 4 |

Curriculum Nodes |
Arithmetic• Multiplication• Multiplication Expressions and Equations |

Copyright Year | 2021 |

Keywords | multiplication, division, equation |