Inverse (mathematics)

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Inversion (or finding the inverse) is an idea from mathematics, which is about finding a number, function or mathematical structure which is different from the current one, but which has similar properties. The simplest case of this is negation: Given a positive number, find the negative number which has the same value, except for the sign.

Inversion can refer to the following concepts: