# How do you find a reciprocal?

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## How do you find a reciprocal?

To find the reciprocal of a fraction, switch the numerator and the denominator (the top and bottom of the fraction, respectively). So, simply speaking, the reciprocal of a/b is b/a. To find the reciprocal of a number, divide 1 by the number.

**What is 7 as a reciprocal?**

1/7

The reciprocal of 7 is 1/7. In general, the reciprocal of a fraction simply interchanges the numerator and denominator of the fraction.

**How do you find the reciprocal of a fraction?**

Starts here5:18How To Find The Reciprocal of a Whole Number, Fraction – YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clip44 second suggested clipSo the reciprocal of 5 over 1 is just 1 over 5 now let’s say if we want to find a reciprocal of 3. 3MoreSo the reciprocal of 5 over 1 is just 1 over 5 now let’s say if we want to find a reciprocal of 3. 3 is 3 over 1 all we need to do is flip 3 over 1 2 1 over 3 and that’s the answer.

### What is the reciprocal of minus 7 by Minus 8?

Step-by-step explanation:The reciprocal of -7/8 is 8/-7.

**What’s a reciprocal of 8?**

1/8

For example, the reciprocal of 8 is 1 divided by 8, i.e. 1/8.

**What is the reciprocal of 7 2 as a fraction?**

27

A reciprocal of a fraction ab is created by changing places of numerator and denominator (it can only be done if the numerator of the original fraction a is different from zero), so it is ba . So in the given example the reciprocal of 72 is 27 .

#### What is the opposite of 8?

-8

Explanation: Opposite of a number means its additive inverse, which means the number added to its additive inverse would be zero. Thus opposite of 8 is -8.

**What we will get if we multiply 7/8 by the reciprocal of?**

Multiply 7/8 by the reciprocal of -21/32.

**What is the reciprocal of 5 7 as a fraction?**

The reciprocal of 57 is 75 .

## What is the reciprocal of 5 Upon 8?

The reciprocal of 5/8 is 8/5.