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Q: How can you tell if two numbers are reciprocals?

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If two numbers are reciprocals, then their product is 1. If the product of two numbers is 1, then they are reciprocals.

I have a feeling that you wrote "opposite reciprocals"where you only needed to write "reciprocals".Their product is ' 1 '.

The Two numbers are reciprocals of each number

The numbers are reciprocals of one another.

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They're known as reciprocals.

Two numbers are negative reciprocals if their product is -1. The numbers 1/2 and -2 are negative reciprocals. Their product is -1. This is often seen in problems involving the slopes of two lines. The slopes of perpendicular lines are negative reciprocals. Their product is -1.

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They're known as reciprocals.

They're known as reciprocals.

reciprocals, multiplicative inverses

The numbers are negative reciprocals of each other.

Reciprocals, or multiplicative inverses

2 and 0.5 They're known as reciprocals.

No, they are not!

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Any two numbers whose product is '1' are each others' reciprocals.

reciprocals or multiplicative inverses

Reciprocals.

Numbers greater than 1 have reciprocals less than 1. Numbers less than 1 have reciprocals greater than 1.

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3 and 1/3 reciprocals multiplicative inverses

Suppose the two numbers are x and y. Then, the sum of THEIR reciprocals is 1/x + 1/y = y/xy + x/xy = (y + x)/xy = 7/25

2 x .5 = 1 They're known as reciprocals.

Every one of them has a reciprocal.