Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
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Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 137

Answer

$\frac{1}{2}$ and $\frac{2}{1}$ are reciprocals because they are the opposite of each other. There cannot be another reciprocal of either because there is only one possible opposite of something

Work Step by Step

Find two real numbers that are their own reciprocal. Explain why there are only two. Reciprocals are the flipped equations of the given. The reciprocal of $\frac{10}{2}$ is $\frac{2}{10}$
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