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Turn it upside down. If you are given a variable "x", its reciprocal is "1/x".
**natttt***Posted on 2011-05-03 12:15:10*

Likewise, if you are given something more complicated like "x/y" then the reciprocal is just "y/x" (ie, turn it upside down).

For example:

What is the Reciprocal of x/(x-1)? Take x/(x-1) and flip it upside down: (x-1)/x

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