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 - Page 72: 88


Opposite: $\frac{2}{3}$, Reciprocal: $- \frac{3}{2}$

Work Step by Step

The opposite of a number is one in which their sum equals 0. $-\frac{2}{3} + \frac{2}{3}$ = 0. The reciprocal of a number is one in which their product equals 1. $-\frac{2}{3} * (-\frac{3}{2})$ = 1.
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