QUOTIENT function

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)
 
 
Applies to:
Excel 2007