## Reciprocal | ## more ... |

To get the reciprocal of a number, just divide 1 by the number Example: the reciprocal of 2 is 1/2 (half) Every number has a reciprocal except 0 (1/0 is undefined) The reciprocal is shown as 1/x, or x ^{-1}If you multiply a number by its reciprocal you get 1 Example: 3 times 1/3 equals 1 Also called the "Multiplicative Inverse" |