Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 7 - Section 7.6 - Proportions and Problem Solving with Rational Equations - Vocabulary and Readiness Check - Page 536: 4


Reciprocal of the number: $\frac{1}{y}$ Reciprocal of the number increased by 2: $\frac{1}{y}+2$

Work Step by Step

Part 1: The reciprocal of the number involves dividing the number by 1. Since the number is y, its reciprocal would be $\frac{1}{y}$ Part 2: The reciprocal of the number increased by 2 means that we add 2 to the reciprocal.Therefore, the required expression is $\frac{1}{y}+2$
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