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#### Quotient

Function: quotient (<p_1>, <p_2>)

Function: quotient (<p_1>, <p_2>, <x_1>, ..., <x_n>) Returns the polynomial <p_1> divided by the polynomial <p_2>. The arguments <x_1>, ..., <x_n> are interpreted as in `ratvars`.

`quotient` returns the first element of the two-element list returned by `divide`.

```(%o1)                                true
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### Related Examples

quotient(89,33);

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quotient(89,33);

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##### quotient

eq1:(x^6)-1;

eq2:(x^2)-x-2;

quotient(eq1,eq2);

Calculate

##### quotient-ratsimp-remainder

f : x^5 + 3*x^2 + x + 2;

g : x^2 + x + 1;

q1 : quotient(f, g);

Calculate

##### quotient

quotient(x^5,+x+1,x^3...

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##### quotient-remainder

quotient(8880,2);

remainder(8880,2);

Calculate

##### quotient-remainder

quotient(x^6+x^5, 2*x...

remainder(x^6+x^5, 2*...

Calculate

##### quotient

z1:x^4+x^2+2*x-2;

z2:x^2-1;

quotient(z1,z2);

Calculate

##### quotient-remainder

quotient(444,2);

remainder(444,2);

Calculate

##### quotient

u:2*x^4+11*x^3+5*x^2-...

quotient: (u, (2*x^2+...

Calculate