# What is the opposite and reciprocal of -2/7?

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Aug 24, 2015

The opposite of

#### Explanation:

The "opposite" of a number is also called the additive inverse of the number.

It is the number that, when added results in the additive identity (

Because

The "reciprocal' of a number is also called multiplicative inverse of the number.

It is the number that, when multiplied results in the multiplicative identity (

Because .