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bakonloverk
 2 years ago
what is the multiplicative inverse?
bakonloverk
 2 years ago
what is the multiplicative inverse?

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Geometrythebest
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you asking for the definition?

Bri_Love
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0multiplicative 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.

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok wait wht is the multiplicative inverse of 5/7?

Geometrythebest
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the 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.

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Do you understand now?

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait so would the inverse of 2 3/4 be 4/11?

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3dw:1360271797991:dw

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3dw:1360271859211:dw

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait wait wait never mind

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3You are missing the minus sign.

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Correct. What is the multiplicative inverse of 1?

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3What does that equal?

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Correct, excellent. how about the multiplicative inverse of 0?

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wouldnt tht just b 0?

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Are you sure? Think about it....

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Please don't guess. Try to come up with a reasonable answer.

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well im not trying 2 guess

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3I know, I know.... sorry but this is one of THE most difficult questions to understand for most students, I apologize.

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3A multiplicative inverse is also called a "reciprocal" as is DEFINED as so, reciprocals: Two numbers whose product is 1.

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3dw:1360273959086:dw

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhh so the answer is 1?

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ugh then wht is it?

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3The answer is "there is no answer"

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0omg thts wht my calculator said

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Let 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?

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0YAY!!!! i finally understand something

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3What is the reciprocal of 0.5?

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Yes!!! simplify that please. What number multiplied by 0.5 equals 1?

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0kk give me another one

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3What is the reciprocal of 0?

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait we just did this one

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Follow the steps I gave you above.

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3EXCELLENT!!! Now you are really learning :D

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol so then it would b 1/0?

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3$$\frac{1}{0}$$ is not a number, because division by 0 is undefined.

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well yea but if we were using different numbers would it look almost like tht?

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Give me an example please.

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0like in the problem im doing now hold on

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[4\frac{ 1 }{ 8} would be \frac{ 8 }{ 33 } \]

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Let 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.

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OMG tht makes soooo much sense now

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3dw:1360276164935:dw

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3So what is the answer to "what is the multiplicative inverse of 0?"

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3dw:1360276813364:dw

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there is no answer u cant put any number there

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yay omg thank u so much

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait can u help me with another problem?

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the 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?

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thts the problem^^^

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well idk how 2 set the problem up

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Decide what unknown number is asked for and what facts are known.

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do i have 2 convert 1 1/2 into an improper fraction?

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then do i put 156 over 1?

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so would it b \[\frac{ 156 }{ 1 }  \frac{ 3 }{ 2 }\]

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3dw:1360277686583:dw

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh so its 156 divided by 3/2?

bakonloverk
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the answers 104 ounces?

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Not ounces, but how many times heavier.
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