# 42 increased by 2 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 42 increased by 2 percent. What is 42 increased by 2%? It is 42.84, and the increase is 0.84. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 42 increased by 2% is

= 42.84

### How to increase the number 42 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 = 42, P = 2%

#### Solution for 42 increased by 2 percent(2%) -

Given number n = 42, P = 2%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 2% × 42
=> 2/100 × 42

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 2 with 42, then divide it by 100
• => 2 × 42/100 = 84/100 = 0.84
• Percentage Increase = 0.84
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 42 increased by 2%
• = 42 + 0.84
= 42.84

Therefore, result is for 42 increased by 2% is 42.84 and increase is 0.84.

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