# Reciprocal of Real Number is Non-Zero

## Theorem

$\forall x \in \R: x \ne 0 \implies \dfrac 1 x \ne 0$

## Proof

Aiming for a contradiction, suppose that:

$\exists x \in \R_{\ne 0}: \dfrac 1 x = 0$
$\dfrac 1 x \times x = 0$
$\dfrac 1 x \times x = 1$

The result follows by Proof by Contradiction.

$\blacksquare$