# 15 increased by 5 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 15 increased by 5 percent. What is 15 increased by 5%? It is 15.75, and the increase is 0.75. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 15 increased by 5% is

= 15.75

### How to increase the number 15 by 5 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 = 5%

#### Solution for 15 increased by 5 percent(5%) -

Given number n = 15, P = 5%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 5% × 15
=> 5/100 × 15

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 5 with 15, then divide it by 100
• => 5 × 15/100 = 75/100 = 0.75
• Percentage Increase = 0.75
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 15 increased by 5%
• = 15 + 0.75
= 15.75

Therefore, result is for 15 increased by 5% is 15.75 and increase is 0.75.

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