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common denominator

noun

Simple Definition of common denominator

  • mathematics : a number that can be divided by each of the denominators of a group of fractions

  • : something (such as a feature or quality) that is shared by all the members of a group of people or things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of common denominator

  1. 1 :  a common multiple of the denominators of a number of fractions

  2. 2 :  a common trait or theme

Examples of common denominator in a sentence

  1. Drugs seem to be the common denominator in these crimes.



1594

First Known Use of common denominator

1594


COMMON DENOMINATOR Defined for Kids

common denominator

noun

Definition of common denominator for Students

  1. :  a common multiple of the denominators of a number of fractions





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