# How do you find the reciprocal of -1.25?

Apr 22, 2017

$- 0.8$

#### Explanation:

reciprocal of $n = \frac{1}{n}$

reciprocal of $- 1.25 = - \frac{1}{1.25}$

$- \frac{1}{1.25} = - \frac{100}{125}$

$= - \frac{4}{5}$

$= - 0.8$