# 15 increased by 85 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 15 increased by 85 percent. What is 15 increased by 85%? It is 27.75, and the increase is 12.75. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 15 increased by 85% is

= 27.75

### How to increase the number 15 by 85 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 = 85%

#### Solution for 15 increased by 85 percent(85%) -

Given number n = 15, P = 85%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 85% × 15
=> 85/100 × 15

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 85 with 15, then divide it by 100
• => 85 × 15/100 = 1275/100 = 12.75
• Percentage Increase = 12.75
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 15 increased by 85%
• = 15 + 12.75
= 27.75

Therefore, result is for 15 increased by 85% is 27.75 and increase is 12.75.

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