Reciprocal Calculator


What Is a Reciprocal Calculator?

A reciprocal calculator is an online tool that shows the reciprocal of a number or a fraction.

Our reciprocal calculator helps you to find the reciprocal of a fraction within a few seconds.

How to Use the Reciprocal Calculator?

  • Step 1: Enter the numerator and denominator in the respective input boxes.
  • Step 2: Click the button “Solve” to find the reciprocal value of the fraction entered.
  • Step 3: Click on "Reset" to clear the field and enter a new fraction.

How to Write the Reciprocal of a Number?

The reciprocal of a number is defined as the expression which when multiplied by the number gives the product as 1.

For example, The reciprocal of 2/5 is 5/2.

Solved Example 1:

Find the reciprocal of 10/13 and verify your answer.

Solution:

The reciprocal of 10/13 is 13/10.

To verify the answer, we will multiply 10/13 with its reciprocal and check if the product is 1

(10/13) × (13/10) = 1

Therefore, 13/10 is the reciprocal of 10/13.

Solved Example 2:

Find the reciprocal of the integer -14

Solution:

The number -14 can also be written as -14/1

So, the reciprocal of -14 is -1/14

Now, try the calculator and find the reciprocal of the given fractions.

  • 17/5
  • 9/25

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