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I would first eliminate the fraction by multiplying both sides by 100. This will maintain the balance since you have multiplied both sides by the same amount, and yield You can now cancel the two 100s on the left to obtain Almost there. Finally divide both sides by $34.51 which will again maintain the balance and give Again there is cancellation on the left side, and division on the right yields
I hope this helps,  


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