# What is the opposite and reciprocal of 7/9?

Opposite of $\frac{7}{9}$ is $\left(- \frac{7}{9}\right)$
Reciprocal of $\frac{7}{9}$ is $\frac{9}{7}$
The opposite of a number $N$ is the number $K$ which when added to $N$ gives a sum of $0$ (i.e. $K = - N$)
The reciprocal of a number $N$ is the number $K$ when which multiplied with $N$ gives a product of $1$ (i.e. $K = \frac{1}{N}$)