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common denominator

[¦käm·ən də′näm·ə‚nād·ər]
(mathematics)
Any common multiple of the denominators of a collection of fractions.
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Patriotism is a much more attractive common denominator as people from different ethnicities live intermingled everywhere in a country of 75 million.
The common denominators demolition estimators should use include:
It would be fundamentally sound to say that if the he or she knew how the job costs were spread among as many as 20 to 30 different cost code centers and how those cost code centers were affected by the else of job-related common denominators, the estimator/bidder then will be able to analyze those cost and production rates at the completion of each project.
By sorting that list against other common denominators, the company can direct its distributors to the prospects most likely to buy today's products.
Dun & Bradstreet found that the best leads in one of its regions were companies that fit into a few specific four-digit SIC codes--a clear set of common denominators.
If you know the common denominators of existing customers, you can identify businesses you don't yet know but which share the same denominators.
If you have a 30 percent market share, build common denominators and a database for the 70 percent to whom you do not sell.
Sort the data for common denominators that show up in a structured sort.
Identify the key common denominators for a purchasing decision.
When done, they will have common denominators that may show such things as:

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