# 16 increased by 2 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 16 increased by 2 percent. What is 16 increased by 2%? It is 16.32, and the increase is 0.32. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 16 increased by 2% is

= 16.32

### How to increase the number 16 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 = 16, P = 2%

#### Solution for 16 increased by 2 percent(2%) -

Given number n = 16, P = 2%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 2% × 16
=> 2/100 × 16

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 2 with 16, then divide it by 100
• => 2 × 16/100 = 32/100 = 0.32
• Percentage Increase = 0.32
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 16 increased by 2%
• = 16 + 0.32
= 16.32

Therefore, result is for 16 increased by 2% is 16.32 and increase is 0.32.

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