y100=96100

Factor 4 out of 96.

y100=4(24)100

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 4 out of 100.

y100=4⋅244⋅25

Cancel the common factor.

y100=4⋅244⋅25

Rewrite the expression.

y100=2425

y100=2425

y100=2425

Multiply each term by a factor of 1 that will equate all the denominators. In this case, all terms need a denominator of 100. The 2425 expression needs to be multiplied by 44 to make the denominator 100.

y100=2425⋅44

Multiply the expression by a factor of 1 to create the least common denominator (LCD) of 100.

24(4)

Multiply 24 by 4.

y100=96100

y100=96100

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

y=96

Solve for y y/100=96/100