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: 128

Answer

Yes, the opposites are: $-x$ and $-\frac{1}{x}=\frac{1}{-x}$

Work Step by Step

The two numbers $x$ and $\frac{1}{x}$ are reciprocals of each other. Their opposites are: $-x$ and $-\frac{1}{x}=\frac{1}{-x}$ They are also reciprocals of each other.
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