Reciprocal of 5/7 What is the reciprocal of 5/7? Here we will define reciprocal of 5/7, and show you how to calculate the reciprocal of 5/7 in fraction form and decimal form.

The reciprocal of 5/7 is a fraction or a number that when multiplied by 5/7 is equal to 1. To get the reciprocal of 5/7 based on that definition, we can make the following equation where "R" is the reciprocal of 5/7.

(5/7) × R = 1

When we solve for R, we get the answer to the reciprocal of 5/7 as a fraction as follows:

(5/7) × R = 1
R = 7/5
Reciprocal of 5/7 = 7/5

You can check that the answer is correct by confirming that 5/7 times the reciprocal of 5/7 is equal to 1, like this:

5/7 × 7/5 = 1

To find the decimal answer to the reciprocal of 5/7, you divide the numerator of the reciprocal by the demoninator of the reciprocal, like this:

7 ÷ 5 = 1.4
Reciprocal of 5/7 = 1.4

Tip: As you may have inferred from our tutorial above, you can quickly get the reciprocal of any fraction, such as 5/7, by switching the numerator and the denominator.

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