# The Excel QUOTIENT Function

Related Function:
MOD Function

## Function Description

The Excel QUOTIENT function returns the integer portion of a division between two supplied numbers.

The syntax of the function is:

QUOTIENT( numerator, denominator )

where the arguments are as follows:

 numerator - The number to be divided. denominator - The value that divides the numerator.

## Quotient Function Examples

The following spreadsheet shows four examples of the Excel Quotient function.

Formulas:
A B
1   =QUOTIENT( 5, 2 )
2   =QUOTIENT( 10, 2.2 )
3 5.5 =QUOTIENT( A3, 2.667 )
4 -7 =QUOTIENT( A4, 2 )
Results:
A B
1   2
2   4
3 5.5 2
4 -7 -4

For further information on the Excel Quotient function, see the Microsoft Office website.

## Quotient Function Errors

If you get an error from the Excel Quotient function this is likely to be one of the following:

Common Errors
 #DIV/0! - Occurs if the supplied denominator argument is zero. #VALUE! - Occurs if any of the supplied arguments are non-numeric.