# 72 increased by 65 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 72 increased by 65 percent. What is 72 increased by 65%? It is 118.8, and the increase is 46.8. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 72 increased by 65% is

= 118.8

### How to increase the number 72 by 65 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 = 65%

#### Solution for 72 increased by 65 percent(65%) -

Given number n = 72, P = 65%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 65% × 72
=> 65/100 × 72

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 65 with 72, then divide it by 100
• => 65 × 72/100 = 4680/100 = 46.8
• Percentage Increase = 46.8
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 72 increased by 65%
• = 72 + 46.8
= 118.8

Therefore, result is for 72 increased by 65% is 118.8 and increase is 46.8.

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