# How do you find the reciprocal of 12?

##### 3 Answers

Mar 29, 2018

#### Explanation:

A reciprocal is just 1 over the number

Mar 29, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"the reciprocal of any number n is "1/n#

#rArr"reciprocal of 12 is "1/12#

#"note that "12xx1/12=1larrcolor(blue)"property of reciprocal"#

Mar 29, 2018

#### Explanation:

A **reciprocal** of a number is a number which, if multiplied by the original number, the product is 1.

Let's assume the reciprocal is

So, According to the Question,

So, We found our reciprocal.

So, To find a **reciprocal**, just divide

Hope this helps.