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Q: What is the product of any nonzero real number and its multiplicative inverse?

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If the multiplicative inverse exists then, by definition, the product is 1 which is rational.

The multiplicative inverse of a number (other than zero) is the number such that the product of the two is 1. Thus, the multiplicative inverse of x is 1/x.

Multiplicative Inverse of a NumberReciprocal The reciprocal of x is . In other words, a reciprocal is a fraction flipped upside down. Multiplicative inverse means the same thing as reciprocal. For example, the multiplicative inverse (reciprocal) of 12 is and the multiplicative inverse (reciprocal) of is . Note: The product of a number and its multiplicative inverse is 1. Observe that ·= 1. Multiplicative Inverse of a NumberReciprocal The reciprocal of x is . In other words, a reciprocal is a fraction flipped upside down. Multiplicative inverse means the same thing as reciprocal. For example, the multiplicative inverse (reciprocal) of 12 is and the multiplicative inverse (reciprocal) of is . Note: The product of a number and its multiplicative inverse is 1. Observe that ·= 1.

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If the multiplicative inverse exists then, by definition, the product is 1 which is rational.

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No, the multiplicative inverse of any number is one divide by that number. Stated differently, the product (-54) x (its multiplicative inverse) should be 1. (-54) x (54) is NOT equal to 1.The correct multiplicative inverse is -1/54.No, the multiplicative inverse of any number is one divide by that number. Stated differently, the product (-54) x (its multiplicative inverse) should be 1. (-54) x (54) is NOT equal to 1.The correct multiplicative inverse is -1/54.No, the multiplicative inverse of any number is one divide by that number. Stated differently, the product (-54) x (its multiplicative inverse) should be 1. (-54) x (54) is NOT equal to 1.The correct multiplicative inverse is -1/54.No, the multiplicative inverse of any number is one divide by that number. Stated differently, the product (-54) x (its multiplicative inverse) should be 1. (-54) x (54) is NOT equal to 1.The correct multiplicative inverse is -1/54.

1/72 A multiplicative inverse is what you multiply a number by to make the product equal one.

The multiplicative inverse of a number (other than zero) is the number such that the product of the two is 1. Thus, the multiplicative inverse of x is 1/x.

Multiplicative Inverse of a NumberReciprocal The reciprocal of x is . In other words, a reciprocal is a fraction flipped upside down. Multiplicative inverse means the same thing as reciprocal. For example, the multiplicative inverse (reciprocal) of 12 is and the multiplicative inverse (reciprocal) of is . Note: The product of a number and its multiplicative inverse is 1. Observe that ·= 1. Multiplicative Inverse of a NumberReciprocal The reciprocal of x is . In other words, a reciprocal is a fraction flipped upside down. Multiplicative inverse means the same thing as reciprocal. For example, the multiplicative inverse (reciprocal) of 12 is and the multiplicative inverse (reciprocal) of is . Note: The product of a number and its multiplicative inverse is 1. Observe that ·= 1.

For numbers with ordinary multiplication defined on them, they are the same.

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