Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.7 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers - 1.7 Exercise Set: 100

Answer

$-1$

Work Step by Step

The given expression, $ -1 $ is equivalent to $\dfrac{-1}{1}$. To find its reciprocal, interchange the numerator and the denominator. Hence, the reciprocal is \begin{array}{l} \dfrac{1}{-1} \\\\= -\dfrac{1}{1} \\\\= -1 .\end{array}
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