math plz help
posted by nicole .
ok so i have this math problem and it says to list the recipricol and i don't know what a recipricol
can you tell me what it is?

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The reciprocal of 3 is 1/3. The reciprocal of 5 is 1/5. The reciprocal of x is 1/x. The reciprocal of (x3) is [1/(x3)]

its one over the number or variable you are given as seen in the example given by dbob222. you are just switching the position of the numerator and denominator