# 55 increased by 2 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 55 increased by 2 percent. What is 55 increased by 2%? It is 56.1, and the increase is 1.1. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 55 increased by 2% is

= 56.1

### How to increase the number 55 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 = 55, P = 2%

#### Solution for 55 increased by 2 percent(2%) -

Given number n = 55, P = 2%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 2% × 55
=> 2/100 × 55

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 2 with 55, then divide it by 100
• => 2 × 55/100 = 110/100 = 1.1
• Percentage Increase = 1.1
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 55 increased by 2%
• = 55 + 1.1
= 56.1

Therefore, result is for 55 increased by 2% is 56.1 and increase is 1.1.

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