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What is reciprocal? And what will be reciprocal of the number 2?

Sounds very complicated to me, please, explain it!
asked Aug 16, 2017 in Algebra by Karen

1 Answer

Hey! It's a pretty easy task If you know that reciprocal is just a flipped fraction.

For example, 5/6 is a reciprocal of 6/5

As 2 is a whole number, you just simply write is as function 2/1

and then flip this fraction to get 1/2
answered Aug 16, 2017 by quickwriter (2,510 points)