#### Question

Find the reciprocal of the following fraction. Classify the reciprocals as proper fractions, improper fractions and whole numbers

`5/8`

#### Solution

A proper fraction is the fraction which has its denominator greater than its numerator while improper fraction is the fraction which has its numerator greater than its denominator. Whole numbers are a collection of all positive integers including 0.

`5/8`

Reciprocal = `8/5`

Therefore, it is an improper fraction.

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Solution Find the Reciprocal of the Following Fraction. Classify the Reciprocals as Proper Fractions, Improper Fractions and Whole Numbers `5/8` Concept: Division of Fractions - Division of Whole Number by a Fraction.