# Set (1/n) equal to (n/100)

1. Nov 13, 2013

### 939

Algebraically, how is this done? I can do it no problem if there is no fraction, but have problems when there is.

(1/n) = (n/100)

2. Nov 13, 2013

### LCKurtz

$n^2=100$, so $n=\pm 10$.

3. Nov 13, 2013

### SteamKing

Staff Emeritus
Multiply both sides by '100*n'.