Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.7 - Properties of Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 87

Answer

Opposite: -8, Reciprocal: $\frac{1}{8}$

Work Step by Step

The opposite of a number is one in which their sum equals 0. 8 + (-8) = 0. The reciprocal of a number is one in which their product equals 1. 8 * $\frac{1}{8}$ = 1.
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