multiplicative inverse

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multiplicative inverse

[‚məl·tə′plik·əd·iv ′in‚vərs]
(mathematics)
In a mathematical system with an operation of multiplication, denoted ×, the multiplicative inverse of an element e is an element ē such that e × ē = ē × e = 1, where 1 is the multiplicative identity.
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scales, we define its dual to be that class in which parameters which are multiplicative inverses mod N exchange roles.

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