multiplicative inverse

noun Mathematics.
reciprocal ( def 9 ).

1955–60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
If there is only one argument this takes the multiplicative inverse of the mapping.
The symbol for the reciprocal, or multiplicative inverse, of a non-zero real number a is.
Recognize negative integer powers as repeated division or multiplication by the multiplicative inverse.
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