# 20 increased by 42 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 20 increased by 42 percent. What is 20 increased by 42%? It is 28.4, and the increase is 8.4. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 20 increased by 42% is

= 28.4

### How to increase the number 20 by 42 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 = 20, P = 42%

#### Solution for 20 increased by 42 percent(42%) -

Given number n = 20, P = 42%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 42% × 20
=> 42/100 × 20

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 42 with 20, then divide it by 100
• => 42 × 20/100 = 840/100 = 8.4
• Percentage Increase = 8.4
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 20 increased by 42%
• = 20 + 8.4
= 28.4

Therefore, result is for 20 increased by 42% is 28.4 and increase is 8.4.

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