**Definition of Quotient**

- When one number (dividend) is divided by another number (divisor), the result obtained is known as Quotient.

**More about Quotient**

- The quotient can be expressed as the number of times the divisor divides the dividend.

**Examples of Quotient**

- Here, when 35 ÷ 7, the quotient would be 5, while 35 would be called the dividend, and 7, the divisor.
- The number 16, when divided by 3, has a quotient of 5 and the remainder as 1.

**Solved Example on Quotient**

What is the quotient of 27 ÷ 3?

Choices:

A. 7

B. 8

C. 6

D. 9

Correct Answer: D

Solution:

Step 1:Quotient is the end result we get after we divide one number by another.

Step 2:27 ÷ 3 [Original expression.]

Step 3:= 9 [Simplify.]

Step 4:So, the quotient of 27 ÷ 3 = 9.

**Related Terms for Quotient**

- Dividend
- Divisor
- Division
- Number
- Remainder