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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"I am committed to continuing implementation of these standards," said State Superintendent Carey Wright How could she and her board, a majority appointed by now Common Core foes Bryant and Reeves, not get on board the lowest common denominator bandwagon?
It is important to establish standard accounting cost codes and standard common denominators to be used in preparing job estimating.
Once the standard cost centers are established, the amounts posted to those cost centers on individual projects would be related to specific common denominators. The result of the calculations would be considered a "unit price" for each cost center for past work performed.
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. An outside service sorted the territory lists for the region and assigned priorities to those 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.
Sort the data for common denominators that show up in a structured sort.
Just like other forms of nationalism, Kurdish nationalism places emphasis on differences rather than on common denominators. In response to the nationalization of Nevruz, Kurdish nationalists have started to mark it three days ahead of the official date.
When the PKK terrorism started to escalate in 1984, the official state propaganda gave greater emphasis to Nevruz as a common denominator. For a long time, Nevruz festivities have been held not only among Kurds, but also with the participation of state officials.
Patriotism is a much more attractive common denominator as people from different ethnicities live intermingled everywhere in a country of 75 million.

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