# With which number will you multiply 5 so that you get the result 1?

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To solve, use the inverse property of multiplication, which states that the product of the number and its reciprocal is 1.

So the number that should be multiplied with 5 in order to have a product of 1 is 1/5.

To check, multiply 5 and 1/5.

`5 * 1/5 = 1`

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**Answer: `1/5` **` `

Right! Thanks all of you.

Let the number be x.

5x = 1

Therefore x = 1/5

It must be a fraction, 1/5.