# What is the opposite and reciprocal of -2/4?

Opposite: $\frac{1}{2}$; Reciprocal: $2$
The opposite is $- \left(- \frac{2}{4}\right) = \frac{2}{4} = \frac{1}{2}$.
The reciprocal is $\setminus \frac{1}{\setminus \frac{- 2}{4}} = \setminus \frac{4}{- 2} = - 2$.