What is the opposite and reciprocal of -2.34?

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Jun 24, 2015

Answer:

The opposite of #(-2.34)# is #+2.34#.
The reciprocal of #(-2.34)# is #(-0.42735)#

Explanation:

The opposite (also called the additive inverse) of a number is the value which when added to the number gives a sum of #0#.

The reciprocal of a number is the value which when multiplied by the number gives a product of #1#.
Since #1/(-2.34) = -0.42735#

then #(-0.42735)# is the reciprocal of #(-2.34)#