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Convert the mixed number into an improper (top-heavy) fraction first. Then swap the numerator and denominator.

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Q: How can you use the reciprocal of a number by a mixed number?
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How can you use the reciprocal of a number when dividing a mixed number by a mixed number?

Convert them to improper fractions.

Can the reciprocal of a mixed number be another mixed number?

No lol

Reciprocal of a mixed number is?

Change it into a mixed number then take the reciprocol of it.

What is the reciprocal of 9 divided by 10 as mixed numeral?


How do you change five and six into a mixed number?

Take its reciprocal, and then simplify it

How do you devide a fraction with a mixed number?

*divide transform the mixed number into a fraction and then divide like a normal fraction (multiply by reciprocal).

What is the reciprocal of 3 over 13 as a mixed number?

4 and 1/3

What is the reciprocal of 0.15 as a mixed number?

0.15 = 15/100 = 3/20 so its reciprocal is 20/3 = 62/3

When multiplying two mixed numbers the reciprocal of the second mixed number must be used true or false?


Why is the reciprocal of a mixed number always less than the number 1?

A mixed number must have an integer part (and a fractional part). Consequently, a mixed number must be greater than one. The reciprocal of a number greater than one is less than one (and conversely) since the two, when multiplied together, make 1.

How do you divide mixed number with a proper fraction?

turn the fraction upside down and multiplyConvert the mixed number to an improper fraction and multiply it by the reciprocal of the fraction.

What happens if you have a mixed number how do you make it a reciprocal?

A mixed number is simply a whole number and a fraction. The value of a mixed number would be the whole number added to the fraction. To find its reciprocal: _______________________________________________________________ 1. You need to make the mixed number into a improper fraction. To do this, take the denominator times the number in front. Then add the result to the numerator. Then the improper fraction is that result over the denominator. A mixed number is formatted as a leading number and a fraction. If X is the leading number, D is the denominator, N is the numerator: X and N/D=(X*D+N)/D _______________________________________________________________ 2. Then take this new fraction and flip the numerator and the denominator: D/(X*D+N) _______________________________________________________________ So to get the reciprocal of a mixed number in one step, the reciprocal's: numerator is equal to the denominator of the mixed number; denominator is equal to the leading number multiplied by the denominator added to the numerator: D/(X*D+N)