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

  1. Nov 13, 2013 #1


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    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)
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  3. Nov 13, 2013 #2


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    ##n^2=100##, so ##n=\pm 10##.
  4. Nov 13, 2013 #3


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    Multiply both sides by '100*n'.
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