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i need help what is reciprocal?!?!?!?!??!?!?!

Any number multiplied by its reciprocal is equal to 1.
Take 8 for example. 8 * reciprocal = 1, causing the reciprocal to be 1/8
So the reciprocal of 9 is 1/9, and so on.

So what happens if you're given a fraction like 3/5? or 5/2? The easiest way to find the reciprocal of these is to just flip them upside down, so the reciprocal of 3/5 is 5/3 and reciprocal of 5/2 is 2/5. When you do the math, you'll see that it still equals 1.  

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