# 5 increased by 68 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 5 increased by 68 percent. What is 5 increased by 68%? It is 8.4, and the increase is 3.4. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 5 increased by 68% is

= 8.4

### How to increase the number 5 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 = 5, P = 68%

#### Solution for 5 increased by 68 percent(68%) -

Given number n = 5, P = 68%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 68% × 5
=> 68/100 × 5

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 68 with 5, then divide it by 100
• => 68 × 5/100 = 340/100 = 3.4
• Percentage Increase = 3.4
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 5 increased by 68%
• = 5 + 3.4
= 8.4

Therefore, result is for 5 increased by 68% is 8.4 and increase is 3.4.

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