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multiplicative inverse


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See inverse.

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  • n. the inverse element with respect to multiplication; the reciprocal

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7


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