Posted by **alex** on Monday, April 19, 2010 at 10:58am.

two numbers are reciprocals of each other and one of them is four times as large as the other. what are the two numbers?

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**bobpursley**, Monday, April 19, 2010 at 11:37am
n= 4(1/N)

n(n)=4

n=-+2

so we have 2,1/2 as the numbers, or -2, -1/2 as the numbers.

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**alex**, Monday, April 19, 2010 at 12:35pm
thanks....I haven't even been shown that way to figure it out. Thanks so much!

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**Isabella**, Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:32pm
What. Do you do differently to solve these two subtraction problems

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