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What does HCF stand for?

HCF stands for Highest Common Factor (as opposed to lowest common denominator)

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London's Whitechapel gallery gets ready to showcase pictures from the subcontinent going back to 150 years IN THE east London address of Whitechapel, the Indian subcontinent is anyway the highest common factor -- Bangladeshis form the biggest ethnic minority in this area with nearly 50 percentage share in the local population.
Not for the first time, the lowest common denominator has won out over the highest common factor, bullshit has baffled brains, trash has triumphed over quality.
Once agencies have met the necessary condition of being able to service the client on a worldwide basis, they must endeavor to produce a creative solution that achieves the highest common factor across the different markets, rather than the lowest common denominator.