# 42 increased by 87 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 42 increased by 87 percent. What is 42 increased by 87%? It is 78.54, and the increase is 36.54. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 42 increased by 87% is

= 78.54

### How to increase the number 42 by 87 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 = 87%

#### Solution for 42 increased by 87 percent(87%) -

Given number n = 42, P = 87%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 87% × 42
=> 87/100 × 42

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 87 with 42, then divide it by 100
• => 87 × 42/100 = 3654/100 = 36.54
• Percentage Increase = 36.54
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 42 increased by 87%
• = 42 + 36.54
= 78.54

Therefore, result is for 42 increased by 87% is 78.54 and increase is 36.54.

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