# 72 increased by 23 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 72 increased by 23 percent. What is 72 increased by 23%? It is 88.56, and the increase is 16.56. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 72 increased by 23% is

= 88.56

### How to increase the number 72 by 23 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 = 23%

#### Solution for 72 increased by 23 percent(23%) -

Given number n = 72, P = 23%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 23% × 72
=> 23/100 × 72

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 23 with 72, then divide it by 100
• => 23 × 72/100 = 1656/100 = 16.56
• Percentage Increase = 16.56
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 72 increased by 23%
• = 72 + 16.56
= 88.56

Therefore, result is for 72 increased by 23% is 88.56 and increase is 16.56.

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