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# What is the reciprocal of 2 and 3/8

To find the reciprocal of a number or fraction, just flip the numerator and denominator. Whole numbers are always over 1.   2 = $\frac{2}{1}$ The reciprocal of $\frac{2}{1} = \frac{1}{2}$ or .5 (one-half) The reciprocal of $\frac{3}{8} = \frac{8}{3}$