# What is the opposite and reciprocal of 5/9?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 9, 2015

The opposite (additive inverse) of

The reciprocal (multiplicative inverse) of

#### Explanation:

**Addition**

The additive *identity* is

If *opposite* or *additive inverse* of

The additive inverse of

**Multiplication**

The multiplicative *identity* is

If *reciprocal* or *multiplicative inverse* of

The multiplicative inverse of