# 55 increased by 40 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 55 increased by 40 percent. What is 55 increased by 40%? It is 77, and the increase is 22. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 55 increased by 40% is

= 77

### How to increase the number 55 by 40 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 = 40%

#### Solution for 55 increased by 40 percent(40%) -

Given number n = 55, P = 40%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 40% × 55
=> 40/100 × 55

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 40 with 55, then divide it by 100
• => 40 × 55/100 = 2200/100 = 22
• Percentage Increase = 22
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 55 increased by 40%
• = 55 + 22
= 77

Therefore, result is for 55 increased by 40% is 77 and increase is 22.

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