# 15 increased by 79 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 15 increased by 79 percent. What is 15 increased by 79%? It is 26.85, and the increase is 11.85. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 15 increased by 79% is

= 26.85

### How to increase the number 15 by 79 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 = 79%

#### Solution for 15 increased by 79 percent(79%) -

Given number n = 15, P = 79%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 79% × 15
=> 79/100 × 15

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 79 with 15, then divide it by 100
• => 79 × 15/100 = 1185/100 = 11.85
• Percentage Increase = 11.85
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 15 increased by 79%
• = 15 + 11.85
= 26.85

Therefore, result is for 15 increased by 79% is 26.85 and increase is 11.85.

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