# 40 increased by 79 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 40 increased by 79 percent. What is 40 increased by 79%? It is 71.6, and the increase is 31.6. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 40 increased by 79% is

= 71.6

### How to increase the number 40 by 79 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 = 79%

#### Solution for 40 increased by 79 percent(79%) -

Given number n = 40, P = 79%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 79% × 40
=> 79/100 × 40

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 79 with 40, then divide it by 100
• => 79 × 40/100 = 3160/100 = 31.6
• Percentage Increase = 31.6
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 40 increased by 79%
• = 40 + 31.6
= 71.6

Therefore, result is for 40 increased by 79% is 71.6 and increase is 31.6.

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