# 21 increased by 2 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 21 increased by 2 percent. What is 21 increased by 2%? It is 21.42, and the increase is 0.42. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 21 increased by 2% is

= 21.42

### How to increase the number 21 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 = 21, P = 2%

#### Solution for 21 increased by 2 percent(2%) -

Given number n = 21, P = 2%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 2% × 21
=> 2/100 × 21

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 2 with 21, then divide it by 100
• => 2 × 21/100 = 42/100 = 0.42
• Percentage Increase = 0.42
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 21 increased by 2%
• = 21 + 0.42
= 21.42

Therefore, result is for 21 increased by 2% is 21.42 and increase is 0.42.

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