This is Reciprocal Calculator (Multiplicative Inverse Calculator). You can also use it through our mobile application.


What is a multiplicative inverse?

The multiplicative inverse of a number x is given by x-1, such that when it is multiplied by its original number, it results in a value equal to 1.

Does reciprocal mean opposite?

In math, a reciprocal is also called an inverse. Relatedly, reciprocal can also be used as an adjective to mean opposite or inversely related.

Why do we use reciprocals?

We can use reciprocals to turn fraction division into fraction multiplication.