Find the opposite and the reciprocal of the number.
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The opposite of a negative number (-1.74) is a positive number. So the opposite of -1.74 is 1.74.
A reciprocal of a number is one divided by that number. So the reciprocal of 1.74 is 1/1.74.
The opposite and reciprocal of the number is 1/1.74
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well the choices are written differently for this one.
i have A. -50/87, 87/50
B. 1.74, -87/50
C. -50/87, -1.74
D. 1.74, -50/87
Okay, so the opposite:
And the reciprocal:
-1/1.74 = -100/174 = -50/87
Answer is D
thank you! i also have 500
A. -500, -1/500
B. -500, 1/500
how do you know whether the rec. if positive or negative?..im kinda confused on that. is it always 1/ whatever the number is? like i have 3 so opp: -3 and rec: 1/3 or -1/3?..
The opposite just reverses the sign.
The reciprocal keeps the same sign, just puts a one over it.
the rec. keeps the same sign as the original number?
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