PSAT Math : How to find the reciprocal of a fraction

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Example Questions

Example Question #162 : Fractions

What is the reciprocal of the following fraction: 18/27

Possible Answers:

9/27

-18/27

9

27/18

Correct answer:

27/18

Explanation:

A fraction multiplied by its reciprocal will equal 1. To find the reciprocal of a fraction, switch the denominator and numerator. The reciprocal of 18/27 is 27/18.

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