# 72 increased by 17 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 72 increased by 17 percent. What is 72 increased by 17%? It is 84.24, and the increase is 12.24. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 72 increased by 17% is

= 84.24

### How to increase the number 72 by 17 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 = 17%

#### Solution for 72 increased by 17 percent(17%) -

Given number n = 72, P = 17%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 17% × 72
=> 17/100 × 72

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 17 with 72, then divide it by 100
• => 17 × 72/100 = 1224/100 = 12.24
• Percentage Increase = 12.24
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 72 increased by 17%
• = 72 + 12.24
= 84.24

Therefore, result is for 72 increased by 17% is 84.24 and increase is 12.24.

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