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Elsie V.

asked • 12/29/16

Can you help me understand the reciprical of 5/7

So I have an question and it asks me whats the reciprical of 5/7..I don't understand

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Mark M.

A number and its inverse when multiplied equal one.
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12/29/16

David W.

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You wrote, "Reciprocal means that the two terms, added together, equal one. Notice that the sums of pairs of inverted fractions is always one."
 
Don't you mean, "Reciprocal means that the two terms, multiplied together, equal one. Notice that the products of pairs of inverted fractions is always one." ??
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12/29/16

Kyle M.

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Yes, that's right! Thank you.
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12/29/16

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