anonymous
  • anonymous
If two numbers are opposite of each other, are their reciprocals also opposite of each other? Support your answer with a valid reason and an example.
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schrodinger
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anonymous
  • anonymous
if two numbers are opposites, their reciprocals are also opposites.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yes they will actually. Let's test this: Let our number be 46. Then the opposite of 46 is -46. The reciprocal for both is 1/46 and -1/46, which are both opposite of each other. Is this for like a lesson on absolute values or something.
anonymous
  • anonymous
BECAUSE:

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anonymous
  • anonymous
opposite numbers sre those equally away from 0. so -5 and 5 are equally away from 0 by 5 units. so is 1/5 and -1/5 opposites? hmmmm?
anonymous
  • anonymous
(^Which is where absolute values come in).
anonymous
  • anonymous
YERRP

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