# Excel QUOTIENT function

## Summary

The Excel QUOTIENT function returns the integer portion of a division between two numbers. It is especially useful in scenarios where you need to find out how many times a number can be divided by another number without considering any remainder. QUOTIENT is often used in mathematical calculations, inventory management, and scheduling tasks.
##### Syntax
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=QUOTIENT(numerator, denominator)
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• numerator: The number to be divided
• denominator: The number by which to divide the numerator
##### Return value
The integer portion of the division.

## How to use

Use QUOTIENT by specifying the numerator and the denominator. The function will return the whole number result of the division, excluding any remainder.

## Examples

##### Simple QUOTIENT
Simple Division to Integer: Finding the integer result of division:
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=QUOTIENT(10, 3)
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This formula divides 10 by 3 and returns 3, ignoring the remainder.
##### QUOTIENT in Financial Calculations
Calculating Full Payment Cycles: Using QUOTIENT for calculating complete payment cycles in finance:
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=QUOTIENT(Total_Amount, Payment_Amount)
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This calculates how many full payments can be made on a total amount with a specified payment amount.
##### QUOTIENT for Inventory Management
Determining Full Package Counts: Using QUOTIENT to calculate how many full packages can be formed from inventory items:
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=QUOTIENT(Stock_Quantity, Package_Size)
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This formula calculates how many full packages can be made from a stock quantity given a specific package size.
##### QUOTIENT in Time Management
Scheduling with Time Blocks: Applying QUOTIENT for dividing time into blocks:
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=QUOTIENT(Total_Minutes, Block_Size)
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Calculates the number of complete time blocks that fit into a total amount of time.