## What is the negative reciprocal of a number?

The negative reciprocal of a number is to take negative one, and divide by the value. Simply swap the numerator and denominator and add a negative sign.

### What is the negative reciprocal for 1?

John D. The opposite and reciprocal of 1 is −11 , which is just -1.

**What is an example of a negative reciprocal?**

The slopes of perpendicular lines, or bisecting lines, are always negative reciprocals of each other. For example, if the slope of a line is -5, then the slope of a line perpendicular to this line would be the negative reciprocal of -5.

**What is the negative reciprocal of 0?**

The number zero (0) does not have a reciprocal. Because, if any reciprocal number is multiplied by 0, it will not give the product as 1. It will result in zero.

## What is the negative reciprocal of 5 in fraction form?

-1/5

Therefore, the reciprocal of -5 is -1/5.

### What is the negative reciprocal of 2/3 in fraction form?

– 3/2

The reciprocal of – 2/3 is – 3/2. Therefore, the reciprocal of a fraction -2/3 is – 3/2.

**What is the opposite of |- 4?**

The opposite is the negation, −(−4)=4 .

**What is the negative reciprocal of ½?**

The opposite reciprocal of 1/2 is -2/1, which can also be written as -2.

## What is the reciprocal of minus 2 by 5?

For example, The reciprocal of 2/5 is 5/2.

### What is the opposite of negative 2?

The opposite reciprocal of 2 would be -1/2. To find the opposite reciprocal, first find the reciprocal.

**What is the opposite reciprocal of 3?**

Answer and Explanation: The opposite reciprocal of 3 is -1/3. The first step in finding the opposite reciprocal is to change the whole number to a fraction.

**What is the reciprocal of minus 3 by 4?**

Answer: The reciprocal of -3/4 is -4/3.

## Can you do reciprocal of (- 5?

Therefore, the reciprocal of -5 is -1/5.

### What is the reciprocal of minus 2 by 3?

The reciprocal of – 2/3 is – 3/2.