The easiest way to explain a reciprocal is show you some examples.
To get the reciprocal of a fraction, just flip it. For example, the
reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2. The reciprocal of 1/4 is 4/1 or just plain
The reciprocal of a whole number is 1 over that number. For example, the
reciprocal of 3 is 1/3.
Guess what? Zero doesn't have a reciprocal! Besides, what would it