1) lowest common denominator. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third
Edition. 2002 ...lowest common denominator The smallest number that can be divided evenly into two other numbers (see common denominator). When fractions with different denominators... 2) lowest common denominator. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English
Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ...1. See least common denominator. 2a. The most basic, least sophisticated level of taste, sensibility, or opinion among a group of people. b. The group having such... 3) common denominator. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition.
2002 ...common denominator A number that will allow fractions with different denominators to be converted into fractions with the same denominator, so that these fractions... 4) least common denominator. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English
Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ...abbr. lcd The least common multiple of the denominators of a set of fractions: The least common denominator of 1/3 and 1/4 is 12. Also called lowest common denominator.... 5) 27. Jimmy Carter, 39th US President. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations.
1988 ...US President QUOTATION: If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement. ATTRIBUTION: To Future Farmers... 6) lowest terms. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language:
Fourth Edition. 2000. ...The numerator and denominator of a fraction that have had all common factors but 1 factored out and canceled.... 7) fraction. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...been reduced to its lowest terms when the numerator and denominator are not divisible by any common divisor except 1, e.g., when 4/6 is reduced to 2/3. 3 Arithmetic... |