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Reciprocal of a Fraction

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The fraction obtained after interchanging the numerator and denominator of given fraction; is known as Reciprocal of a given Fraction.

In other words, a fraction obtained after inverting the given fraction is called Reciprocal of that given Fraction

Example = Find the reciprocal of 4/5
Answer = In the given Fraction 4/5
Numerator = 4
Denominator = 5

And we know to find the reciprocal we have to interchange the numerator and denominator, so we get

Numerator = 5
Denominator = 4
And Hence Reciprocal of given fraction = 5/4


Now letís try to find reciprocal of below more fraction :

Reciprocal of 1/5 = 5/1

Reciprocal of 23/10 = 10/23

Reciprocal of 100/2 = 2/100

Reciprocal of 11/5 = 5/11

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