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Question:

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(i) The product of a rational number and its reciprocal is …….

(ii) Zero has ……. reciprocal.

(iii) The numbers ……. and ……. are their own reciprocals.

(iv) zero is ……. the reciprocal of any number.

(v) The reciprocal of a, where a ≠ 0, is …….

(vi) The reciprocal of $\frac{1}{a}$, where $a \neq 0$, is

(vii) The reciprocal of a positive rational rational number is …….

(viii) The reciprocal of a negative rational number is …….

Solution:

(i) 1

(ii) no

(iii) 1; -1

(iv) not

(v) $\frac{1}{a}$

(vi) a

(vii) positive

(viii) negative