# What is the reciprocal of -7/13?

Aug 11, 2016

$- \frac{13}{7}$.

#### Explanation:

Reciprocal of a no. $x \ne 0$ is $\frac{1}{x}$.

Hence, the reciprocal of $- \frac{7}{13}$ is $\frac{1}{- \frac{7}{13}} = 1 \cdot \left(- \frac{13}{7}\right) = - \frac{13}{7}$.