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What is the inverse of y=1/x and its domain and range

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spock3 | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted May 28, 2012 at 4:17 AM via web

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What is the inverse of y=1/x and its domain and range

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted May 28, 2012 at 4:30 AM (Answer #1)

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The inverse of y = 1/x has to be determined.

Express x in terms of y

x = 1/y

Interchange x and y

=> y = 1/x

The inverse of y= 1/x is the same as y = 1/x. The domain is R - {0} and the range is R - {0}

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