# What is the opposite and reciprocal of 3 3/5?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 8, 2015

Number + opposite=0

Number x reciprocal =1

#### Explanation:

**Opposite** :

Change the sign: so the opposite is

Because

**Reciprocal** :

We first want to change this in a non-mixed fraction, before we can switch numerator and denominator:

Because