What is the opposite and reciprocal of 200?

3 Answers
May 18, 2018

The reciprocal of 200=#1/200# or #5xx10^(-3)#

Don't know about 'the opposite'.

May 18, 2018

Answer:

It is #-1/200#. See explanation.

Explanation:

A reciprocal of a rational number #p/q# is obtained by changing the numerator and denominator, so it is #q/p#; the opposite reciprocal is then #-q/p#

Number #200# can be expressed as #200/1#, so according to the algorythm from the above paragraph its reciprocal is #-1/200#

May 18, 2018

Answer:

#-200" and "1/200#

Explanation:

#" the opposite of a number is the negative of the number"#

#"opposite of 200 is "-200#

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

#"reciprocal of 200 is "1/200#