172/96.75 is the simplified form

[latex]\frac{172}{96.75}=172:96.75=172:96\frac{3}{4}=172:\frac{387}{4}=172\cdot\frac{4}{387}=4\cdot\frac{4}{9}=\frac{16}{9}=1\frac{7}{9}[/latex] [latex]\frac{172}{96.75}=\frac{17200}{9675}=\frac{16}{9}=1\frac{7}{9}[/latex]