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: 96

Answer

$-\dfrac{10}{17}$

Work Step by Step

To get the reciprocal of a number, interchange the numerator and the denominator. Hence, the reciprocal of the given expression, $ -1.7 $, is \begin{array}{l} -\dfrac{17}{10} \\\\= -\dfrac{10}{17} .\end{array}
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