# 72 increased by 5 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 72 increased by 5 percent. What is 72 increased by 5%? It is 75.6, and the increase is 3.6. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 72 increased by 5% is

= 75.6

### How to increase the number 72 by 5 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 = 5%

#### Solution for 72 increased by 5 percent(5%) -

Given number n = 72, P = 5%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 5% × 72
=> 5/100 × 72

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 5 with 72, then divide it by 100
• => 5 × 72/100 = 360/100 = 3.6
• Percentage Increase = 3.6
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 72 increased by 5%
• = 72 + 3.6
= 75.6

Therefore, result is for 72 increased by 5% is 75.6 and increase is 3.6.

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