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February 6th, 2019, 08:04 AM   #1
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Who first introduced the symbol $x^{-1}$ for reciprocal of a number x?
Kindly provide some website link to support your answer.

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There are lots of overlaps with this notation. Can you be more specific?

Maybe start here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Histor...tical_notation

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiplicative_inverse
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