# 16 increased by 72 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 16 increased by 72 percent. What is 16 increased by 72%? It is 27.52, and the increase is 11.52. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 16 increased by 72% is

= 27.52

### How to increase the number 16 by 72 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 = 72%

#### Solution for 16 increased by 72 percent(72%) -

Given number n = 16, P = 72%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 72% × 16
=> 72/100 × 16

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 72 with 16, then divide it by 100
• => 72 × 16/100 = 1152/100 = 11.52
• Percentage Increase = 11.52
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 16 increased by 72%
• = 16 + 11.52
= 27.52

Therefore, result is for 16 increased by 72% is 27.52 and increase is 11.52.

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