Negative Reciprocal: Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is the reciprocal of 8?

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1. What is the negative of -2/9?

2. Which of the following statements is true regarding negative reciprocals?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and printable worksheet will check your comfort with negative reciprocal numbers and ability to solve practice problems using them. Practice questions will involve slope, perpendicular lines, reciprocals and negatives.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will assess your knowledge of these concepts through practice problems:

  • Reciprocal of a number
  • Negative of a number
  • Negative reciprocal
  • Slope and perpendicularity

Skills Practiced

These assessments will test the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as reciprocal, negative and negative reciprocal
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about negative reciprocal numbers from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding negative reciprocals and slope and interpret it correctly
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving reciprocals

Additional Learning

For more information on negative reciprocals, consult the complementary lesson entitled Negative Reciprocal: Definition & Examples. This lesson's goals include the following:

  • Apply the concept of reciprocals to real life situations
  • Define negative and reciprocal
  • Understand the correlation between perpendicular lines and negative reciprocals
  • Solve practice problems using negative reciprocals