## What is a Reciprocal?

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The easiest way to explain a reciprocal is show you some examples.

### Fractions

To get the reciprocal of a fraction, just flip it. For example, the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2. The reciprocal of 1/4 is 4/1 or just plain 4.

### Whole numbers

The reciprocal of a whole number is 1 over that number. For example, the reciprocal of 3 is 1/3.

### Zero

Guess what? Zero doesn't have a reciprocal! Besides, what would it be?

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Subtracting a fraction from a whole number

Multiplying a fraction and a whole number

Dividing a fraction and a whole number

What is a reciprocal?

Changing a fraction to a percentage

Changing a percentage to a fraction

Rounding to a whole number

Finding the lowest common denominator

Reducing a fraction

Euclidean Algorithm

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