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How do you find a reciprocal?

Reciprocals. How to calculate the reciprocal of any number video

What is a reciprocal of 5?

More Examples:

Number Reciprocal As a Decimal
5 15 = 0.2
8 18 = 0.125
1000 11000 = 0.001

How do you find the reciprocal of a fraction with a whole number?

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How do you find the reciprocal of both sides?

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What is the reciprocal of the number 2?

Answer and Explanation:

The reciprocal of 2 is 1/2. The reciprocal of a number can be found when 1 is divided by the number you wish to find the reciprocal of.

What is the reciprocal of half?

The reciprocal of half a number increased by half the reciprocal of the number is 1/2.

How do you find the reciprocal of 5?

To find the reciprocal you flip the number.

  • 5=51 as a fraction.
  • The reciprocal is 15.
  • When you multiply a number by its reciprocal the answer is always 1 which is the identity element for multiplication and division.
  • 51×15=1.
  • a1×1a=1 assuming that a≠0.

What is a reciprocal of 4?

The reciprocal of 4 is 1/4. By definition, the reciprocal of a number a/b is b/a.

What is the reciprocal of the number 2 7?

Answer and Explanation:

The opposite reciprocal of 2/7 would be -7/2.

What is a reciprocal of 1 3?

The reciprocal (also known as the multiplicative inverse) is the number we have to multiply to get an answer equal to the multiplicative identity, 1 . Since 13×3=3×13=1 , the reciprocal of 13 is 3 .

What does the reciprocal of a fraction mean?

The reciprocal of a fraction is just switching the numerator (top number) and the denominator (bottom number). The opposite reciprocal takes the negative of that number.