Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply each term by a factor of that will equate all the denominators. In this case, all terms need a denominator of . The expression needs to be multiplied by to make the denominator .

Multiply the expression by a factor of to create the least common denominator (LCD) of .

Multiply by .

Since the expression on each side of the equation has the same denominator, the numerators must be equal.

Solve for y y/100=96/100