multiplicative in-verse

multiplicative inverse

noun Mathematics.
reciprocal ( def 9 ).

Origin:
1955–60

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multiplicative inverse

noun
(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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