# reciprocal

### y varies directly as the reciprocal of x

y varies directly as the reciprocal of x The reciprocal of x is written as: 1/x The phrase varies directly means there exists a constant k such...
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### product of a number and its reciprocal is increased by 7

product of a number and its reciprocal is increased by 7 The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x: x Its reciprocal...
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### How many 1/4 sheets are there in 5 sheets

How many 1/4 sheets are there in 5 sheets We divide 5 sheets by 1/4 sheets: 5/1/4 However, when we divide by a fraction, it's the same as...
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### Ande has 8 pints of milk. If he drinks 1/4 of a pint of milk each day, how long will the 8 pints of

Ande has 8 pints of milk. If he drinks 1/4 of a pint of milk each day, how long will the 8 pints of milk last him? Milk Days = Total Pints of...
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### the sum of the reciprocal of x and the reciprocal of y

the sum of the reciprocal of x and the reciprocal of y Reciprocal of x means 1 over x: 1/x Reciprocal of y means 1 over y: 1/y The sum means we...
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### the sum of a and its reciprocal

the sum of a and its reciprocal The reciprocal of a is 1/a, so the sum is: a + 1/a
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### The square of a number added to its reciprocal

The square of a number added to its reciprocal The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x. the square of x mean we raise x...
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