# 72 increased by 16 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 72 increased by 16 percent. What is 72 increased by 16%? It is 83.52, and the increase is 11.52. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 72 increased by 16% is

= 83.52

### How to increase the number 72 by 16 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 = 16%

#### Solution for 72 increased by 16 percent(16%) -

Given number n = 72, P = 16%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 16% × 72
=> 16/100 × 72

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 16 with 72, then divide it by 100
• => 16 × 72/100 = 1152/100 = 11.52
• Percentage Increase = 11.52
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 72 increased by 16%
• = 72 + 11.52
= 83.52

Therefore, result is for 72 increased by 16% is 83.52 and increase is 11.52.

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