multiplicative inverse

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multiplicative inverse

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Noun1.multiplicative inverse - (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
inverse, opposite - something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"
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Finally, the original reciprocal function (5) can be computed through (8), which is an after-processing step.
As evident from (5b), the phase response of the medium presented in Section 3 has a reciprocal function decay, (1/[omega]), for high frequencies.
As renal function declines, however, the serum/ plasma concentration of any analyte produced in the body at a relatively constant rate and removed exclusively by glomerular filtration will increase as a reciprocal function: GFR = ([U.sub.x] x V)/[P.sub.x], where ([U.sub.x] x V)is the urine excretion rate of analyte x and Px is the plasma concentration of x (i.e., GFR [varies] 1/[P.sub.x]).
The mapping properties of a disk under the reciprocal function was described by one student by, "Anything inside the circle will be mapped outside, and anything outside will be mapped inside." Though this statement is true only for circles of radius 1, the student had found a fundamental property of the inverse function-inversion through the unit circle.
The Smarandache reciprocal function [S.sub.c](n) is defined as [S.sub.c](n) = max {m : y | n!
daycare centers, hospitals etc, is calculated as a reciprocal function of the distance of the facilities from the transportation routes and the population of the vulnerable facility.
Mustanoja (1960: 153-154) mentions that reciprocal function in Middle English could be expressed by some inherently reciprocal verbs alone, such as kiss, which is, of course, the case even today.
As I am stressing, however, the body of the actress also serves the second, opposing or reciprocal function, which is to undermine repression by exposing an unconscious theme that has eluded the many persons engaged in the manufacture of the film.
The main purpose of this paper is using the elementary method to study the solvability of an equation involving the Smarandache function S(n) and the Smarandache reciprocal function [S.sup.c](n), and obtain its all positive integer solutions.