# 15 increased by 2 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 15 increased by 2 percent. What is 15 increased by 2%? It is 15.3, and the increase is 0.3. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 15 increased by 2% is

= 15.3

### How to increase the number 15 by 2 percent?

With the help of given formula we can get the the percent increase value -

formula 1: Percentage increase = P% × n, P = Percent, n = Number

formula 2: Result = n + Percentage increase
Here we have, n = 15, P = 2%

#### Solution for 15 increased by 2 percent(2%) -

Given number n = 15, P = 2%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 2% × 15
=> 2/100 × 15

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 2 with 15, then divide it by 100
• => 2 × 15/100 = 30/100 = 0.3
• Percentage Increase = 0.3
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 15 increased by 2%
• = 15 + 0.3
= 15.3

Therefore, result is for 15 increased by 2% is 15.3 and increase is 0.3.

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