# 72 increased by 80 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate **72 increased by 80 percent**. What is 72 increased by 80%? It is **129.6**, and the increase is **57.6**. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 72 increased by 80% is

= 129.6

### How to increase the number 72 by 80 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 = 80%

#### Solution for 72 increased by 80 percent(80%) -

Given number n = 72, P = 80%

- Put the n and P values in the given formula: => 80% × 72
- Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 80 with 72, then divide it by 100 => 80 × 72/100 = 5760/100 = 57.6
- Percentage Increase = 57.6
- Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 72 increased by 80% = 72 + 57.6

=> 80/100 × 72

= 129.6

Therefore, result is for 72 increased by 80% is 129.6 and increase is 57.6.