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# How do you find Greatest common denominator?

Updated: 4/28/2022

Wiki User

11y ago

It's very difficult to find the greatest common denominator, mainly because
there is no such thing.

The one that people are always trying to find is the least common denominator.
That means the smallest one, and that's the one you need to be learning how
to find.

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