QUOTIENT DAX Function (Math and Trig)

Returns the integer portion of a division.

Syntax

QUOTIENT ( <Numerator>, <Denominator> )
Parameter Attributes Description
Numerator

The dividend.

Denominator

The divisor.

Return values

Scalar A single integer value.

Returns only the integer portion of the division result.

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Examples

QUOTIENT ( 0, 2 ) -- returns 0
QUOTIENT ( 1, 2 ) -- returns 0
QUOTIENT ( 4, 2 ) -- returns 2
QUOTIENT ( 5, 2 ) -- returns 2
QUOTIENT ( 6, 2 ) -- returns 3
QUOTIENT ( 6, 3 ) -- returns 2
QUOTIENT ( 7, 3 ) -- returns 2
--  MOD returns the remainder of an integer division by A and B
--  whereas QUOTIENT returns the integer part of the quotient
DEFINE
    VAR Val1 = SELECTCOLUMNS ( GENERATESERIES ( 3, 6, 1 ), "Val1", [Value] )
    VAR Val2 = SELECTCOLUMNS ( GENERATESERIES ( 2, 4, 1 ), "Val2", [Value] )
EVALUATE
ADDCOLUMNS ( 
    CROSSJOIN ( Val1, Val2 ),
    "Division", DIVIDE   ( [Val1], [Val2] ),
    "QUOTIENT", QUOTIENT ( [Val1], [Val2] ),
    "MOD",      MOD      ( [Val1], [Val2] ),
    "Mod/Div",  MOD ( [Val1], [Val2] ) / [Val2]
)
ORDER BY [Val1] DESC, [Val2] ASC
Val1 Val2 Division QUOTIENT MOD Mod/Div
6 2 3.00 3 0 0.00
6 3 2.00 2 0 0.00
6 4 1.50 1 2 0.50
5 2 2.50 2 1 0.50
5 3 1.67 1 2 0.67
5 4 1.25 1 1 0.25
4 2 2.00 2 0 0.00
4 3 1.33 1 1 0.33
4 4 1.00 1 0 0.00
3 2 1.50 1 1 0.50
3 3 1.00 1 0 0.00
3 4 0.75 0 3 0.75
--  MOD returns the remainder of an integer division by A and B
--  whereas QUOTIENT returns the integer part of the quotient.
DEFINE
    VAR Val1 = SELECTCOLUMNS ( GENERATESERIES ( 0.5, 3.3, 1.6 ), "Val1", [Value] )
    VAR Val2 = SELECTCOLUMNS ( GENERATESERIES ( 0.5, 2.8, 1.1 ), "Val2", [Value] )
EVALUATE
ADDCOLUMNS ( 
    CROSSJOIN ( Val1, Val2 ),
    "Division", DIVIDE   ( [Val1], [Val2] ),
    "QUOTIENT", QUOTIENT ( [Val1], [Val2] ),
    "MOD",      MOD      ( [Val1], [Val2] ),
    "Mod/Div",  MOD ( [Val1], [Val2] ) / [Val2]
)
ORDER BY [Val1] DESC, [Val2] ASC
Val1 Val2 Division QUOTIENT MOD Mod/Div
2.10 0.50 4.20 4 0.10 0.20
2.10 1.60 1.31 1 0.50 0.31
2.10 2.70 0.78 0 2.10 0.78
0.50 0.50 1.00 1 0.00 0.00
0.50 1.60 0.31 0 0.50 0.31
0.50 2.70 0.19 0 0.50 0.19

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Last update: Jun 13, 2021   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

Microsoft documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/quotient-function-dax

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Row Context

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Iterator

Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.

Deprecated

This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.

Deprecated

This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

DirectQuery compatibility

Limitations are placed on DAX expressions allowed in measures and calculated columns.
The state below shows the DirectQuery compatibility of the DAX function.

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