Enter any fraction into the reciprocal calculator. The calculator will return the reciprocal of that fraction, as well as the decimal value.

## Reciprocal Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the reciprocal of a fraction.

Reciprocal of X/Y = Y/X

As can be seen from the equation above, the reciprocal is another word for the opposite.

To calculate a reciprocal, flip the numerator and denominator in the original fraction.

## Reciprocal Definition

A reciprocal is the displaying of a fraction with the previous denominator as the numerator and numerator as the denominator.

## Reciprocal Example

Let’s take a look at a few examples of a reciprocal

Reciprocal of 5/6 = 6/5

Reciprocal of 7/11 = 11/7

Reciprocal of 1/2 = 2/1

Reciprocal of 20/5 = 5/20

Reciprocal of 3/2 = 2/3

Reciprocal of 1000/2 = 2/1000

Reciprocal of 123/6 = 6/123