Returns the integer portion of a division. Use this function when you want to discard the remainder of a division.
Syntax
QUOTIENT(numerator,denominator)
Numerator is the dividend.
Denominator is the divisor.
Remark
If either argument is nonnumeric, QUOTIENT returns the #VALUE! error value.
Example
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Formula 
Description (Result) 
=QUOTIENT(5, 2) 
Integer portion of 5/2 (2) 
=QUOTIENT(4.5, 3.1) 
Integer portion of 4.5/3.1 (1) 
=QUOTIENT(10, 3) 
Integer portion of 10/3 (3) 
