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As far as positive numbers are concerned, the additive inverse of a positive number is a negative number with the same magnitude (i.e. the additive inverse of 5 is -5). It would be wrong to simply say that "negative" and "additive inverse" are correct, because the additive inverse of a negative number is a positive number.

Another name for multiplicative inverse is reciprocal. Basically, you write the number as a fraction and you reverse the numerator and the denominator. In this case, the multiplicative inverse is 1/5340.

The opposite of another function - if you apply a function and then its inverse, you should get the original number back. For example, the inverse of squaring a positive number is taking the square root.

An inverse number is an opposing number of the standard number. For example, if a standard number is 12 then the inverse is -12.

The multiplicative inverse of a number is that number which when multiplied by the original number gives 1.

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Another name for the opposite of a number is Additive Inverse.

Opposite.

It's Inverse

Another name for a multiplicative inverse is a reciprocal.

The inverse of multiplication is division. * * * * * The inverse of the operation of multiplication is division, as stated in the above answer, but another name for the multiplicative inverse is a reciprocal.

reciprocal is the multiplicative inverse.

As far as positive numbers are concerned, the additive inverse of a positive number is a negative number with the same magnitude (i.e. the additive inverse of 5 is -5). It would be wrong to simply say that "negative" and "additive inverse" are correct, because the additive inverse of a negative number is a positive number.

Another name for multiplicative inverse is reciprocal. Basically, you write the number as a fraction and you reverse the numerator and the denominator. In this case, the multiplicative inverse is 1/5340.

The multiplicative inverse of a number "n", is another number, which you can write as "1/n", defined such that the number, times its multiplicative inverse, is equal to 1.

Additive inverse: -2.5 Multiplicative inverse: 0.4

inverse of a number is 1 divided by the number = 1 / 43 = 0.0232 Actually thats the reciprocal of the number, an inverse operation reverses another operation, so -43 is the inverse of +43

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