# What is the multiplicative inverse of 1/4?

Reciprocal is a number that when multiplied to the given number gives the product 1.

## Answer: The multiplicative inverse or reciprocal of 1/4 is 4.

Let us find the reciprocal of 1/4.

**Explanation:**

To find the reciprocal of a fraction, interchange the numerator and denominator.

Hence, reciprocal of 1/4 is 4.

Note: Reciprocal is another word for the multiplicative inverse.