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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.
Multiplying a Fraction by its Reciprocal
When we multiply a fraction by its reciprocal we get 1:
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
The reciprocal of is?
the answer is