# 72 increased by 60 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 72 increased by 60 percent. What is 72 increased by 60%? It is 115.2, and the increase is 43.2. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 72 increased by 60% is

= 115.2

### How to increase the number 72 by 60 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 = 60%

#### Solution for 72 increased by 60 percent(60%) -

Given number n = 72, P = 60%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 60% × 72
=> 60/100 × 72

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 60 with 72, then divide it by 100
• => 60 × 72/100 = 4320/100 = 43.2
• Percentage Increase = 43.2
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 72 increased by 60%
• = 72 + 43.2
= 115.2

Therefore, result is for 72 increased by 60% is 115.2 and increase is 43.2.

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