# 72 increased by 2 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 72 increased by 2 percent. What is 72 increased by 2%? It is 73.44, and the increase is 1.44. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 72 increased by 2% is

= 73.44

### How to increase the number 72 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 = 72, P = 2%

#### Solution for 72 increased by 2 percent(2%) -

Given number n = 72, P = 2%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 2% × 72
=> 2/100 × 72

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 2 with 72, then divide it by 100
• => 2 × 72/100 = 144/100 = 1.44
• Percentage Increase = 1.44
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 72 increased by 2%
• = 72 + 1.44
= 73.44

Therefore, result is for 72 increased by 2% is 73.44 and increase is 1.44.

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