# 40 increased by 2 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 40 increased by 2 percent. What is 40 increased by 2%? It is 40.8, and the increase is 0.8. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 40 increased by 2% is

= 40.8

### How to increase the number 40 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 = 40, P = 2%

#### Solution for 40 increased by 2 percent(2%) -

Given number n = 40, P = 2%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 2% × 40
=> 2/100 × 40

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 2 with 40, then divide it by 100
• => 2 × 40/100 = 80/100 = 0.8
• Percentage Increase = 0.8
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 40 increased by 2%
• = 40 + 0.8
= 40.8

Therefore, result is for 40 increased by 2% is 40.8 and increase is 0.8.

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