169104=224.25a

Rewrite the equation as 224.25a=169104.

224.25a=169104

Factor 13 out of 169.

224.25a=13(13)104

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 13 out of 104.

224.25a=13⋅1313⋅8

Cancel the common factor.

224.25a=13⋅1313⋅8

Rewrite the expression.

224.25a=138

224.25a=138

224.25a=138

Multiply the numerator of the first fraction by the denominator of the second fraction. Set this equal to the product of the denominator of the first fraction and the numerator of the second fraction.

224.25⋅8=a⋅13

Rewrite the equation as a⋅13=224.25⋅8.

a⋅13=224.25⋅8

Multiply 224.25 by 8.

a⋅13=1794

Divide each term by 13 and simplify.

Divide each term in a⋅13=1794 by 13.

a⋅1313=179413

Cancel the common factor of 13.

Cancel the common factor.

a⋅1313=179413

Divide a by 1.

a=179413

a=179413

Divide 1794 by 13.

a=138

a=138

a=138

Solve for a 169/104=224.25/a