# What is the opposite of -1/7?

Feb 2, 2017

Opposite is $\frac{1}{7}$ and recipoal is $- 7$
so the opposite of $- \frac{1}{7}$ is $\frac{1}{7}$
The reciprocal of a number $x$ is $\frac{1}{x}$
so the reciprocal of $- \frac{1}{7}$ is $- \frac{7}{1} = - 7$