Rewrite the equation as .

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Divide by .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form:

Solve for a 599/100=(100(a+1))/100