# 72 increased by 3 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 72 increased by 3 percent. What is 72 increased by 3%? It is 74.16, and the increase is 2.16. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 72 increased by 3% is

= 74.16

### How to increase the number 72 by 3 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 = 3%

#### Solution for 72 increased by 3 percent(3%) -

Given number n = 72, P = 3%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 3% × 72
=> 3/100 × 72

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 3 with 72, then divide it by 100
• => 3 × 72/100 = 216/100 = 2.16
• Percentage Increase = 2.16
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 72 increased by 3%
• = 72 + 2.16
= 74.16

Therefore, result is for 72 increased by 3% is 74.16 and increase is 2.16.

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