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  • n. Plural form of denominator.


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  • Rules generally take the form of “if . . . then,” such as: “If this is the beginning of a sentence, then there needs to be a capital letter” or “If you are adding fractions, do so with the numerator, not the denominator, if the denominators are the same” or “If you use the word ‘although’ in a sentence, then the two clauses have to contradict each other.”

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  • Now add the like terms of numerator if the denominators are the same you just add the two nummerators, eg en Español

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  • And those are the two common denominators, that is the way you ask for an abortion from your regular doctor before abortion was legal.


  • The attitude is so pervasive that it has trickled even into Hollywood, that lowest of common denominators: with the partial exception of Star Trek, there are no functioning post-scarcity quasi-utopian societies in movies and TV.

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  • They're making off like bandits, finding the lowest, coarsest common denominators and playing them to their political advantage.

    Stephanie Sandberg: God On The Spoon

  • The plot of 1977's Close Encounters of the Third Kind rests on a curious hypothesis: The two most common denominators in the universe are music and mathematics.

    George Heymont: The Fabulous Invalid Clings to Life

  • Remember, the essence of the Basel accords is establishing a minimum ratio — of capital to risk-weighted assets — and ratios have both numerators and denominators.

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  • He is always searching for the common denominators to success.

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  • For starters, his other movies until now have been cartoony travesties, audience hits in the same way that Benny Hill used to please audiences: by appealing to their basest instincts and their lowest-common denominators.

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  • There is no research on macro common denominators that indicate increased learning performance or reduced drinking, so there's no data or foundation for what follows, it's my conjecture.



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