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