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

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Jun 25, 2015

#### Answer:

The opposite is what adds up to

The reciprocal is what multiplies to

#### Explanation:

**Opposite** : reverse the sign, because

**Reciprocal** : make the denominator and numerator change places, because

In your case they are

(You might have written the original number as

The answers would then have been