#### Answer

-5

#### Work Step by Step

The reciprocal of a fraction is that fraction with the numerator (top of the fraction) and denominator (bottom of the fraction) switched. Thus, the reciprocal of -1/5 is -5/1, or -5.

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Prentice Hall

ISBN 10:
0133500403

ISBN 13:
978-0-13350-040-0

-5

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