# What is the opposite and reciprocal of 19/56?

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Jul 30, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"the opposite is the negative of the value"#

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

#"the opposite of "19/56" is "-19/56#

#"the reciprocal of "19/56" is "1/(19/56)=56/19#

Jul 30, 2018

See below:

#### Explanation:

To find the opposite of a number, we essentially just switch the signs.

The reciprocal of a number

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