# 55 increased by 24 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 55 increased by 24 percent. What is 55 increased by 24%? It is 68.2, and the increase is 13.2. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 55 increased by 24% is

= 68.2

### How to increase the number 55 by 24 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 = 24%

#### Solution for 55 increased by 24 percent(24%) -

Given number n = 55, P = 24%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 24% × 55
=> 24/100 × 55

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 24 with 55, then divide it by 100
• => 24 × 55/100 = 1320/100 = 13.2
• Percentage Increase = 13.2
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 55 increased by 24%
• = 55 + 13.2
= 68.2

Therefore, result is for 55 increased by 24% is 68.2 and increase is 13.2.

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