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?

5th grade math  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.

5th grade math  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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5th grade math  Isabella, Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:32pm
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