# How do you find the additive and multiplicative inverse of -0.5?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 14, 2017

Additive inverse is

Multiplicative inverse is

#### Explanation:

ADDITIVE inverses add to make

They have the same number, but opposite signs:

For example:

In this case

The MULTIPLICATIVE inverse is the same as the RECIPROCAL.

The product of a number and its multiplicative inverse is

In this case