For a fraction A/B, the fraction is improper if A > B. The reciprocal is B/A. So now A is the denominator, and B is the numerator, and B < A, so the reciprocal is a proper fraction. The answer would be always.
The reciprocal, or a proper fraction.
Expressed as a proper fraction in its simplest form, the reciprocal of 1.74, that is, 87/50, is 50/87.
Expressed as a proper fraction in its simplest form, the reciprocal of -1.7 is equal to 10/17 or ten seventeenths.
The reciprocal of any integer x is equal to 1/x. In this instance, expressed as a proper fraction, the reciprocal of 56 is equal to 1/56.
A proper fraction is one whose modulus is less than one whole an improper fraction is one whose modulus is greater than one. The reciprocal of a proper faction is an improper fraction.
Expressed as a proper fraction, this is equal to 143/200. The reciprocal of this is 200/143, or rounded to two decimal places, 1.40.
turn the fraction upside down and multiplyConvert the mixed number to an improper fraction and multiply it by the reciprocal of the fraction.
To get the reciprocal of a proper or improper fraction, just exchange numerator and denominator. Therefore, the reciprocal of 3/5 is 5/3.
A positive fraction that is less than one is known as a proper fraction. In a proper fraction, the denominator is greater than the numerator. A reciprocal fraction would have a numerator greater than the denominator. Such a fraction is known as an improper fraction. Improper fractions are greater than one.
The reciprocal of the fraction is simply the fraction raised to the -1 power. Simply "flip the fraction upside down" to find the reciprocal. e.g. 3/23 has a reciprocal of 23/3.
Expressed as a proper fraction, 0.375 is equal to 3/8. Its reciprocal is 8/3, or, when expressed as a decimal, 2.6 recurring (that is, 2.6666...)
The reciprocal of a number is simply 1 divide by that number. A number, multiplied by its reciprocal, is equal to one.However, in the case of fractions, you can get the reciprocal simply by exchanging top and bottom. In this case, the reciprocal of 5/4 is 4/5. This works for proper and improper fractions; in the case of a mixed fraction, you have to convert that into an improper fraction first.
To get the reciprocal of a fraction, exchange the numerator and denominator.
Mainly when you divide by a fraction - that is equivalent to multiplying by its reciprocal.
If the rational number is in the form of a proper or improper fraction, just exchange the numerator and the denominator. Thus, the reciprocal of 7/4 is 4/7.
The product of -1 and -1 is 1. The reciprocal of a fraction is called its reciprocal.
multiply by the reciprocal
Expressed as a proper fraction in its simplest form, -2.45-1 = 20/49 or twenty forty-ninths.
Reciprocal just means that you flip the fraction... your fraction is -p/4 the reciprocal is 4/-p the reciprocal is extremely important when dividing fractions. because when you divide fractions you have to take the reciprocal of the bottom fraction and then multiply it to your top fraction to get your answer.
To get the reciprocal of a fraction, exchange the numerator and the denominator (the top and bottom parts). The reciprocal of a negative fraction is also negative.
1/3. The fraction for 3 is 3/1, and to find a reciprocal, you have to flip the fraction.
You have the reciprocal. Unless you started with a fraction equivalent to 0.
The reciprocal of a fraction A/B is the fraction B/A. So the reciprocal of the fraction 1/6 is 6/1, which is just the number 6. six over one, or just six. (six). In a reciprocal, the numerator becomes the denominator and vice versa.