9 divide by 2 is 4??

timjimbob

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Formula in cell is "=QUOTIENT(9,2)" returns 4.000. Can't change its mind.
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Joe4

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It does exactly what it is supposed to do. If you check out the QUOTIENT function in Excel help, you will see the following:

Returns the integer portion of a division. Use this function when you want to discard the remainder of a division.

If you are looking for 4.5, simply use:
=9/2
 
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