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Q: What is it called when you switch the numerator and denominator in a fraction?

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Reciprocal

It is called "taking the reciprocal".

Switch the numerator with the denominator.

Taking the reciprocal.

you switch the numerator with the denominator then multiply the numerator first then the denominator.

You switch its numerator(top number) with its denominator(Bottom number)

You Switch The Numerator & Denominator of the second fraction and then you change the division to multiplication. For example: 1/2 divided by 2/3 becomes 1/2 times 3/2, and you would multiply straight across (numerator by numerator and denominator by denominator) to get 3/4.

Take the 2nd fraction, switch the denominator with the numerator, multiply across, simplify.

The resulting number is the reciprocal of the original number.

inversion

Divide the top number(numerator) by the bottom number(denominator). 3/5 3 divided by 5 =.60 60%

-19/9. When you have a fraction divided by a fraction, you multiply the first fraction by the second fraction flipped over (switch the numerator and denominator). The sevens cancel out, and you are left with -19/9.

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