quotient group

noun Mathematics.

a group, the elements of which are cosets with respect to a normal subgroup of a given group.

Nearby words

  1. quoth,
  2. quotha,
  3. quotid.,
  4. quotidian,
  5. quotient,
  6. quotient ring,
  7. quotient space,
  8. qur'an,
  9. quran,
  10. qurnet es sauda

Origin of quotient group

First recorded in 1890–95

Also called factor group.

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