# What is a Reciprocal? - Definition & Examples

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### What is a reciprocal?

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### 2. If you multiply a number by its reciprocal, what is the result?

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You can expect to be examined on subjects regarding reciprocals, such as what they are, what they do, and their relationship to decimals.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In other words, you'll be tested on:

• The definition of a reciprocal
• What a reciprocal of a reciprocal is
• The result of multiplying a number by its reciprocal
• A number that doesn't have a reciprocal
• Reciprocals converted to decimals

## Skills Practiced

• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding basic principles of reciprocals
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding numbers that do and don't have reciprocals
• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on reciprocals