Find The Reciprocal Of -1/2, 8/4 And 12. Please Show Work?

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Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
Find the Reciprocal of the product:
(-1/2)(8/4)(12)
-1 x 8 x 12    -1 x 4 x 12     -1 x 4 x 3   -12
2    4     1 =  1    4     1 =   1    1    1 =  1
Reciprocal:  _1_
  -12/1  = -1/12
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Katie Harry answered
Reciprocals are written with a negative sign and the position of the numerator and the denominator are reversed
For example
for
x
or
x/1
the reciprocal would be
-1/x
So
for
-1/2
reciprocal
2
for
8/4
reciprocal
-4/8
or simplifying
-1/2
for 12
reciprocal
-1/12

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