Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.3 The Rational Numbers - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 4

Answer

$\color{}{\text{reciprocal}}$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: $\dfrac{a}{b} \div \dfrac{c}{d} = \dfrac{a}{b} \times \dfrac{d}{c}$ The quotient of two fractions is equal to the product of the first fraction and the reciprocal of the divisor (second fraction). Thus, the missing expression in the given statement is: $\color{}{\text{reciprocal}}$
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