## 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?

How to Find the Reciprocal of a Mixed Number | Reciprocals

## How do you find the reciprocal of both sides?

Solving Single-Step Equation by taking the Reciprocal –

## 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.