Claire writes: “When I was briefly a Maths teacher, we used to differentiate between the
Highest Common Factor (the largest number which is shared by two numbers)
Lowest Common Denominator (the smallest number that can be divided by all the numbers below the line in a fraction)
If the detail befuddles you, don’t worry… because the point is about the connection between two numbers – the greatest and the least.

Conversations are a connection, so a great question I have heard this month is about the greatest we can do: What can we do together today that you can’t do alone?”

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