# 72 increased by 12 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 72 increased by 12 percent. What is 72 increased by 12%? It is 80.64, and the increase is 8.64. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 72 increased by 12% is

= 80.64

### How to increase the number 72 by 12 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 = 72, P = 12%

#### Solution for 72 increased by 12 percent(12%) -

Given number n = 72, P = 12%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 12% × 72
=> 12/100 × 72

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 12 with 72, then divide it by 100
• => 12 × 72/100 = 864/100 = 8.64
• Percentage Increase = 8.64
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 72 increased by 12%
• = 72 + 8.64
= 80.64

Therefore, result is for 72 increased by 12% is 80.64 and increase is 8.64.

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