# Math

posted by
**Jane** on
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Finding the reciprocal of this problem. Would like to know if I am doing it right.

(-1/5)(15)=

-15/5=

-5/15=

-1/5

The last step is wrong.

Wouldn't it be done like this?

-1/5 * 15/1=-15/5=-3?

yes, so far as you have gone, but they ask for the reciprocal. That would be -1/3

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