 # How To Use QUOTIENT()

Description

Returns one number divided by another.

Common questions about the QUOTIENT formula:
-What is the syntax of the QUOTIENT formula?
-What are the arguments that can be used with the QUOTIENT formula?
-What is the difference between the QUOTIENT formula and the DIVIDE formula?

How can the QUOTIENT formula be used appropriately:
-The QUOTIENT formula can be used to calculate the integer part of a division calculation, or to calculate the remainder of a division calculation.
-The QUOTIENT formula can be used to calculate the floor division of two numbers, or to calculate the remainder of a division calculation.

How can the QUOTIENT formula be commonly mistyped:
-The QUOTIENT formula can be mistyped as: QUOTITN, QUOTIENE, or QUOTIENENT. Other misspellings are QOUTIENT, QUOTEINT, QUOTINTE.

What are some common ways the QUOTIENT formula is used inappropriately:
-Using the QUOTIENT formula to divide two numbers, instead of using the DIVIDE formula.
-Using the QUOTIENT formula to calculate the remainder of a division calculation, instead of using the MOD formula.

What are some common pitfalls when using the QUOTIENT formula:
-Incorrect syntax when writing the formula.
-Incorrect input arguments causing unexpected results.
-Not accounting for decimal numbers when desired.

What are common mistakes when using the QUOTIENT Formula:
-Confusing the QUOTIENT formula with the DIVIDE formula.
-Using the QUOTIENT formula with decimal numbers, as it only returns integers.

What are common misconceptions people might have with the QUOTIENT Formula:
-Believing that the QUOTIENT formula can be used to divide two numbers.
-Thinking that the QUOTIENT formula can be used to calculate the floor division of two numbers with decimal arithmetic.

How To Actually Use QUOTIENT() in Sheets

`QUOTIENT(dividend, divisor)`

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