# multiplicative inverse

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## multiplicative inverse

*n.*

See inverse.

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Noun | 1. | 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 1/7math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement |

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