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# How do you find the reciprocal of a decimal?

Updated: 9/17/2023

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To find the reciprocal of anything, divide '1' by it.

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### How do you find a decimal reciprocal of 11?

The fractional reciprocal of 11 is 1/11. The decimal representation of this is 0.09 recurring (that is, 0.090909...)

### How do you find the reciprocal of a decimal For example .8?

To find the reciprocal of any number, divide ' 1 ' by the number. 1 / (0.8) = 1.25

### What is the reciprocal of 4 as a decimal?

Reciprocal of 4 as a decimal is 0.25.

### What is the reciprocal of 40 as a decimal?

The reciprocal of 40 = 1/40 = 0.025

### Work out the reciprocal of 1.2?

To calculate the reciprocal of a number, you simply divide 1 by that number. So, to find the reciprocal of 1.2, you divide 1 by 1.2: Reciprocal of 1.2 = 1 / 1.2 Let's calculate it: Reciprocal of 1.2 = 0.8333333333333333 Therefore, the reciprocal of 1.2 is approximately 0.83333 (rounded to five decimal places).

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### What is the reciprocal of 0.625 as a decimal?

1/.625 = 8/5 = 1.6

### What is the reciprocal of 11 and 9?

The reciprocal of 11 is 1/11, which has a decimal representation of 0.090909..... [the 09 repeats forever].The reciprocal of 9 is 1/9, which has a decimal representation 0.11111... [the 1 repeats forever]

### What is the reciprocal of 31?

The reciprocal of 3.1 is 3.23 (0.32258).

### What is the reciprocal value of 4 as a decimal?

It is: 1/4 which is 0.25 as a decimal

1.25

### What is the reciprocal of 1.333?

0.75, if the number in question is the recurring decimal.