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brokenbells83
 2 years ago
what is the multiplicative inverse of 1/9
brokenbells83
 2 years ago
what is the multiplicative inverse of 1/9

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myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Let b be the multiplicative inverse of a such ab=1

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2S the multiplicative inverse of 1/9 is b and a is 1/9 Solve for the multiplicative inverse of 1/9

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2In other words, solve for b

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ab=1 a*b=1 1/9 * b=1 <solve for b Can you do this?

brokenbells83
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you lost me big time e.0???

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Your question ask us to find the multiplicative inverse of a I'm calling that multiplicative inverse b. The multiplicative identity is 1. If a and b are multiplicative inverses of each other, then the product of a and b is 1.

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ab=1 1/9 * b=1 You need to solve this for b in other words.

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2If you don't know how to solve equations, then you can always remember to take the opposite of the reciprocal. Just so you know 0 doesn't have a multiplicative inverse.

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What is the reciprocal of 1/9?

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2To find the reciprocal just switch the numerator and denominator for each other.

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Do you know what I mean?

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Opposite of the reciprocal? Multiplicative inverse IS reciprocal.

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Oops. I'm thinking of lines that are perpendicular. I'm sorry.

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2But still ab=1 then a and b are multiplicative inverses of each other
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