# How do you find the reciprocal of #-1/5#?

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May 24, 2017

The reciprocal of

#### Explanation:

The reciprocal of a number (

'the multiplying opposite'. (This means just invert it.)

It comes from

The reciprocal of

The reciprocal of of

The product of a number and its reciprocal is always

The reciprocal of

May 24, 2017

#### Explanation:

#"the reciprocal of a number n, is" 1/n#

#rArr"reciprocal of " -1/5=1/(-1/5)=-5#