
Definition of Multiplicative inverse
1. Noun. (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7.
Category relationships: Math, Mathematics, Maths
Generic synonyms: Inverse, Opposite
Lexicographical Neighbors of Multiplicative Inverse
Literary usage of Multiplicative inverse
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Defending Secrets, Sharing Data: New Locks and Keys for Electronic Information (1993)
"The secret (signing and/or decrypting) key, d, is computed fromp, q, and e as
the "multiplicative inverse" of e, modulus (p —l)(q —1); that is, ..."
2. Concrete Abstractions: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme by Max Hailperin, Barbara Kaiser, Karl Knight (1999)
"It is the multiplicative inverse of 3 (the verification exponent), mod (p — \)(q —
1). That is, it is the number that when multiplied by 3 and then divided ..."
3. Towards SQL Database Language Extensions for Geographic Information Systems edited by Vincent B. Robinson, Henry Tom (1993)
"... is the multiplicative inverse. Under these operations the nonnull values of
COMPLEX satisfy the axioms of a mathematical field. ..."
4. Dynamics & Stochastics: Festschrift in Honour of M.S. Keane by Dee Denteneer, F. den Hollander, M. S. Keane, Evgeny Verbitskiy (2006)
"Observe that for every c € Zp• relatively prime to p, there exists a multiplicative
inverse c~1 € Zp.., such that cc~1 = 1 mod (ps) and c~1 is also ..."
5. Basic Concepts of Mathematics by Elias Zakon (2001)
"The numbers —x and x~1 are called, respectively, the additive inverse (or the
symmetric) and the multiplicative inverse (or the reciprocal) of x. ..."
6. Defending Secrets, Sharing Data: New Locks and Keys for Electronic Information (1993)
"The secret (signing and/or decrypting) key, d, is computed fromp, q, and e as
the "multiplicative inverse" of e, modulus (p —l)(q —1); that is, ..."
7. Concrete Abstractions: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme by Max Hailperin, Barbara Kaiser, Karl Knight (1999)
"It is the multiplicative inverse of 3 (the verification exponent), mod (p — \)(q —
1). That is, it is the number that when multiplied by 3 and then divided ..."
8. Towards SQL Database Language Extensions for Geographic Information Systems edited by Vincent B. Robinson, Henry Tom (1993)
"... is the multiplicative inverse. Under these operations the nonnull values of
COMPLEX satisfy the axioms of a mathematical field. ..."
9. Dynamics & Stochastics: Festschrift in Honour of M.S. Keane by Dee Denteneer, F. den Hollander, M. S. Keane, Evgeny Verbitskiy (2006)
"Observe that for every c € Zp• relatively prime to p, there exists a multiplicative
inverse c~1 € Zp.., such that cc~1 = 1 mod (ps) and c~1 is also ..."
10. Basic Concepts of Mathematics by Elias Zakon (2001)
"The numbers —x and x~1 are called, respectively, the additive inverse (or the
symmetric) and the multiplicative inverse (or the reciprocal) of x. ..."