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 quadrant
 The four parts of a grid divided by the axes. Each of these
quadrants have a number designation:
 First quadrant  contains all the points with positive x
and positive y coordinates.
 Second quadrant  contains all the points with negative x
and positive y coordinates.
 Third quadrant  contains all the points with negative x
and negative y coordinates.
 Fourth quadrant  contains all the points with positive x
and negative y coordinates.
 quadratic function
 A function of the form
f(x) = ax^{2} + bx + c
where a is not equal to zero (in which case the function turns into a
linear function).
 quadrilateral
 A polygon that
has four sides (cfQuadrilateral Discussion).
 quotient
 When performing division, the number of times one value can be
multiplied to reach the other value represents the quotient. For example, when dividing 7 by 3, 3 can be
multiplied twice, making 6, and the remainder is 1, so the quotient is 2
(cf What are Remainders Discussion).
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