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reciprocal

1. Maths of or relating to a number or quantity divided into one
2. Navigation denoting a course or bearing that is 180? from the previous or assumed one
3. Maths a number or quantity that when multiplied by a given number or quantity gives a product of one

Reciprocal

 

a number whose product with a given number is equal to 1. For example, 5 and 1/5 are mutually reciprocal, as are —2/3 and —3/2. For any number a that is not equal to 0 there exists the reciprocal 1/a.

reciprocal

[ri′sip·rə·kəl]
(mathematics)
The reciprocal of a number A is the number 1/ A.
References in classic literature ?
Why should there often be so great a difference in the result of a reciprocal cross between the same two species?
The differences being of so peculiar and limited a nature, that, in reciprocal crosses between two species the male sexual element of the one will often freely act on the female sexual element of the other, but not in a reversed direction.
You also need to think about your state pension and what, if any, reciprocal agreement is in place.
The difference between a reciprocal and a mutual, said President and CEO David Wine, is that a reciprocal can define membership without any discriminatory issues assigned to the company.
section] 251 is called reciprocal compensation and in light of the state of technology in the early nineties it was theoretically a good idea.
a) to offer a detailed analysis of reciprocal constructions in German and Japanese against the background of a preliminary typology of such constructions developed in analogy to the one proposed by L.
Under a new agreement with Microsoft, Reciprocal is able to provide the Microsoft Reader (.
A reciprocal is similar to a mutual insurance company because it is owned exclusively by its insureds--in this case, Florida doctors.
With AMS' advancement into the digital market, eBook and digital audiobook distribution should now map to one of the most significant mass market channels of physical book distribution," said John Schwarz, President and CEO of Reciprocal.
Reciprocal is also committed to enabling consumers to interact and use digital content on the devices of their choice whether they be a PC or in this case, Palm Pilots.
A reciprocal is similar to a mutual insurance company because it is owned by its insureds -- in this case, Florida doctors.
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