# 71 increased by 2 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 71 increased by 2 percent. What is 71 increased by 2%? It is 72.42, and the increase is 1.42. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 71 increased by 2% is

= 72.42

### How to increase the number 71 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 = 71, P = 2%

#### Solution for 71 increased by 2 percent(2%) -

Given number n = 71, P = 2%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 2% × 71
=> 2/100 × 71

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 2 with 71, then divide it by 100
• => 2 × 71/100 = 142/100 = 1.42
• Percentage Increase = 1.42
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 71 increased by 2%
• = 71 + 1.42
= 72.42

Therefore, result is for 71 increased by 2% is 72.42 and increase is 1.42.

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