# Find the Reciprocal 5/10

510
To find the reciprocal, divide 1 by the number given.
1510
Simplify.
Cancel the common factor of 5 and 10.
Factor 5 out of 5.
15(1)10
Cancel the common factors.
Factor 5 out of 10.
15⋅15⋅2
Cancel the common factor.
15⋅15⋅2
Rewrite the expression.
112
112
112
Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.
1⋅2
Multiply 2 by 1.
2
2
Find the Reciprocal 5/10