# What Is The Multiplicative Inverse Of 1?

The multiplicative inverse of a number is defined as when a number is multiplied by its original number; it gives the product as 1.

The multiplicative inverse or reciprocal for a number x, denoted by $$\frac{1}{x}$$ or x-1.

Therefore, the multiplicative inverse of a 1 is $$\frac{1}{1} = 1.$$

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