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Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Public Health and Epidemiology.

The result obtained when one number is divided by another.

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quotient

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 15 words.

The result of dividing one number by another. See also intelligence quotient, respiratory quotient.

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quotient

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 23 words.

The mathematical result of dividing one quantity by another. For example, 13 divided by 3 gives a quotient of 4

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quotient

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 27 words.

The result of a division, for example, 8 divided by 4 gives a quotient of 2, where 8 is the

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oxygen quotient

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 12 words.

(sometimes) the metabolic quotient with respect to dioxygen, symbol: Q 02.

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Newton quotient

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 23 words.

The quotient (f(a+h)−f(a)/h, which is used to determine

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Newton quotient

James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 23 words.

The quotient (f(a+h)−f(a)/h, which is used to determine

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Newton quotient

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

The quotient (f(a+h)−f(a)/h, which is used to determine whether f is differentiable at a, and if so to find the derivative.

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intelligence quotient

Daniel J. Kevles.

in The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 530 words.

The term “intelligence quotient” (I.Q.) arose from the attempts of psychologists early in the twentieth century to devise quantitative tests

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social quotient

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

An index of social maturity, based on the ratio definition of the intelligence quotient or IQ, the social quotient being defined as social age divided by chronological age, the ratio then...

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emotional quotient

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

An index of emotional intelligence analogous to the IQ index of conventional intelligence. A number of scales to measure the emotional quotient were developed following the publication in...

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