Is $$\frac{8}{9}$$  the multiplicative inverse of -1$$\frac{1}{8}$$? Why or why not?

Asked by Sakshi | 2 years ago |  290

#### 1 Answer

##### Solution :-

If it is the multiplicative inverse, then the product should be 1.

However, here, the product is not 1 as

$$\frac{8}{9} \times (-1\frac{1}{8})$$ = $$\frac{8}{9}$$ $$\times (-\frac{9}{8})$$ = -1 $$\neq1$$

Answered by Aaryan | 2 years ago

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