Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Review: 100


Reciprocal inverse property

Work Step by Step

We are given that $(-\frac{3}{5})\times(-\frac{5}{3})=1$. This is an example of the reciprocal inverse property, which holds that $a\times\frac{1}{a}=1$, as long as $a\ne0$. In this example, $a=-\frac{3}{5}$
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