## anonymous 3 years ago why is the reciprocal for ax^2/y y/ax^2

1. anonymous

because they cancel so it equals 1 $\frac{ 1 }{ 2 }\frac{ 2 }{ 1 }$ are reciprocals

2. anonymous

$\frac{ ax ^{2}y }{ ax^2y }$

3. anonymous

=1

4. anonymous

oh i think i get so is that true for all faction reciprocals? i mean does it always switch?

5. anonymous

a fractions reciprocal time the original fraction should equal 1

6. anonymous
7. anonymous

got now thank you and thanks for the link :)

8. anonymous

ur welcome