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tomoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUfNBD4Kwc
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GeometrythebestBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
are you asking for the definition?
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Bri_LoveBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
multiplicative inverse (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7.
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok wait wht is the multiplicative inverse of 5/7?
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GeometrythebestBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the inverse of a number means that if you multiply the number by its inverse you will get 1. so therefore, to work out the inverse you do 1 divided by the number.
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohhhhhh ok thank u
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Do you understand now?
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait so would the inverse of 2 3/4 be 4/11?
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait wait wait never mind
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
You are missing the minus sign.
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Correct. What is the multiplicative inverse of 1?
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
What does that equal?
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Correct, excellent. how about the multiplicative inverse of 0?
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wouldnt tht just b 0?
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Are you sure? Think about it....
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Please don't guess. Try to come up with a reasonable answer.
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well im not trying 2 guess
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
I know, I know.... sorry but this is one of THE most difficult questions to understand for most students, I apologize.
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
A multiplicative inverse is also called a "reciprocal" as is DEFINED as so, reciprocals: Two numbers whose product is 1.
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohhhh so the answer is 1?
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ugh then wht is it?
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
The answer is "there is no answer"
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
omg thts wht my calculator said
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Let me show you the DEFINING equation for reciprocals again: $$a*b=1$$ When asked to find the reciprocal of a number replace one of the letters in this equation with that number and solve for the other letter, for example: what is the reciprocal of 2? So $$2*b=1$$ What number multiplied by 2 gives 1?
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
YAY!!!! i finally understand something
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
What is the reciprocal of 0.5?
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Yes!!! simplify that please. What number multiplied by 0.5 equals 1?
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
kk give me another one
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
What is the reciprocal of 0?
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait we just did this one
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Follow the steps I gave you above.
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
EXCELLENT!!! Now you are really learning :D
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol so then it would b 1/0?
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
$$\frac{1}{0}$$ is not a number, because division by 0 is undefined.
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well yea but if we were using different numbers would it look almost like tht?
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Give me an example please.
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
like in the problem im doing now hold on
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[4\frac{ 1 }{ 8} would be \frac{ 8 }{ 33 } \]
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Let me try and explain why you can never divide by 0. Dividing by 0 would mean multiplying by the reciprocal of 0, but 0 has no reciprocal because 0 times ANY number is 0, NOT 1.
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
OMG tht makes soooo much sense now
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
So what is the answer to "what is the multiplicative inverse of 0?"
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
there is no answer u cant put any number there
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yay omg thank u so much
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait can u help me with another problem?
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the smallest owl found in the united states is the elf owl, which weighs 1 1/2 ounces. one of the largest owls is the Eurasian eagle owl which weighs nearly 10 pounds or 156 ounces. the Eurasian eagle owl is how many times as heavy as the elf owl?
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thts the problem^^^
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well idk how 2 set the problem up
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Decide what unknown number is asked for and what facts are known.
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do i have 2 convert 1 1/2 into an improper fraction?
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then do i put 156 over 1?
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so would it b \[\frac{ 156 }{ 1 }  \frac{ 3 }{ 2 }\]
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh so its 156 divided by 3/2?
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bakonloverkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so the answers 104 ounces?
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skullpatrolBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Not ounces, but how many times heavier.
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