What is the opposite and reciprocal of 19/56?

2 Answers
Jul 30, 2018

Answer:

#-19/56" and "56/19#

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

Answer:

See below:

Explanation:

To find the opposite of a number, we essentially just switch the signs. #19/56# is positive, so the opposite of it would be

#-19/56#

The reciprocal of a number #a/b# is equal to #b/a#. Notice, the numerator and denominator flip, so we get

#56/19#

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