## Reciprocal of a Fraction

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## Fractions

A Fraction (such as 2/3) has two numbers:

Numerator: the top number

Denominator: the bottom number

We call the top number the Numerator, it is the number of parts we have.

We call the bottom number the Denominator, it is the number of parts the whole is divided into.

## Reciprocal of a Fraction

To get the reciprocal of a fraction, just swap over the Numerator and Denominator.

### Examples

Fraction | Reciprocal |

## Multiplying a Fraction by its Reciprocal

When we multiply a fraction by its reciprocal we get 1:

### Example

## Reciprocal of a Mixed Fraction

How to find the reciprocal of a Mixed Fraction?

- convert it to an Improper Fraction
- swap over the Numerator and Denominator

### Example

The reciprocal of is?

the answer is