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problem 615

Find the reciprocal of \left ( \frac{-1}{5} \right )\left ( 15 \right )

 

Solution:-

 

Reciprocal means multiply the given value by other value then answer become 1

So in this question

\frac{-15}{5}

If we multiply it by \frac{-5}{15} then value become 1

 

Answer:-  \frac{-5}{15}

Find the reciprocal of a number

Find the reciprocal of a number

 

 Earlier, subtraction was defined in terms of addition. Now, division is defined in terms of multiplication. The definition of division depends on the idea of a multiplicative

inverse or reciprocal; two numbers are reciprocals if they have a product of 1.

Reciprocal

The reciprocal of a nonzero number a is  \frac{1}{a}.