# What is the product of a number and its reciprocal?

**Solution:**

Reciprocal can simply be defined as the inverse of a number or a value. The multiplicative inverse is a commonly-used term for reciprocal.

The reciprocal of a number 'a' is '1/a'.

Therefore, the product of 'a' and its reciprocal gives:

= a × (1/a)

= a/a

= 1

Thus, the product of a number and its reciprocal is 1.

## What is the product of a number and its reciprocal?

**Summary:**

The product of a number and its reciprocal is 1.

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