Lowest-common-denominator meaning

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The least common multiple of the denominators of a set of fractions. For example, the lowest common denominator of1 /3 and3 /4 is 12.
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(mathematics) The smallest positive integer which is a multiple of every denominator of several fractions.

The lowest common denominator of and is 30.

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(figuratively) The most simple or base shared interest or characteristic among a group or collection of people etc.

Reality TV really is appealing to the lowest common denominator in audiences.

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