# 42 increased by 68 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 42 increased by 68 percent. What is 42 increased by 68%? It is 70.56, and the increase is 28.56. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 42 increased by 68% is

= 70.56

### How to increase the number 42 by 68 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 = 68%

#### Solution for 42 increased by 68 percent(68%) -

Given number n = 42, P = 68%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 68% × 42
=> 68/100 × 42

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 68 with 42, then divide it by 100
• => 68 × 42/100 = 2856/100 = 28.56
• Percentage Increase = 28.56
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 42 increased by 68%
• = 42 + 28.56
= 70.56

Therefore, result is for 42 increased by 68% is 70.56 and increase is 28.56.

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